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Upcoming Local Events

RASC centres across Canada host meetings and observing sessions, open to everyone. Come on out and enjoy an event near you!

Date RASC Centre Event
Fri, 2015-06-12 Sunshine Coast Regular Meeting
Fri, 2015-06-12 Winnipeg Monthly Meeting
Tue, 2015-06-16 Windsor Regular Meeting
Wed, 2015-06-17 St. John's General Meeting
Fri, 2015-06-19 London Monthly Meeting
Fri, 2015-06-19 Mississauga Regular Meeting
Wed, 2015-06-24 Okanagan Vernon Meeting
Sat, 2015-06-27 Hamilton Canadian Astronomy Telescope Show
Sun, 2015-06-28 Hamilton Canadian Astronomy Telescope Show
Thu, 2015-07-09 Vancouver Monthly Meeting

This Day in Astronomical History

This Day in Astronomical History

1807:

Olbers discovers asteroid (4) Vesta.

1974:

Mariner 10 1st Mercury fly-by, 1974.

Personal Astronomy Blogs

RASC Astronomy Blog

Lance Taylor's Astrophotography (Edmonton RASC) lancetay 3 years 11 weeks ago
From where it came... gscratch 3 years 11 weeks ago
New Blog Feature Added - Name that Blog admin 3 years 11 weeks ago
Astronomy Outreach, Twitter and the RASC KInce-Lum 3 years 11 weeks ago
My Top Astronomical Experience of 2011: Exploring the Far-Southern Skies DChapman 3 years 12 weeks ago

Today

Today is Sun 29 Mar 2015, JD 2,457,111 (day 88 of 365 this year).