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Founded in 1868, The Royal Astronomical Society of Canada is Canada's leading astronomy organization bringing together over 4,800 enthusiastic amateur astronomers, educators, and professionals.

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Upcoming Local Events

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Fri, 2015-10-09 Mississauga Regular Meeting
Fri, 2015-10-23 Mississauga Regular Meeting
Fri, 2015-11-13 Mississauga Regular Meeting
Fri, 2015-11-27 Mississauga Regular Meeting
Fri, 2015-12-11 Mississauga Regular Meeting

This Day in Astronomical History

This Day in Astronomical History

1702:

Kirch discovers M5.

1779:

Oriani discovers M61.

Personal Astronomy Blogs

RASC Astronomy Blog

2011 Top Astronomical Experience (ok two of them) pgray 3 years 16 weeks ago
From where it came... gscratch 3 years 16 weeks ago
Lance Taylor's Astrophotography (Edmonton RASC) lancetay 3 years 16 weeks ago
New Blog Feature Added - Name that Blog admin 3 years 16 weeks ago
Astronomy Outreach, Twitter and the RASC KInce-Lum 3 years 17 weeks ago

Today

Today is Tue 5 May 2015, JD 2,457,148 (day 125 of 365 this year).