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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
Tue, 2015-05-12 Thunder Bay Regular Meeting
Wed, 2015-05-13 Victoria Monthly Meeting
Thu, 2015-05-14 Vancouver Monthly Meeting
Thu, 2015-05-14 Kingston Regular Meeting
Fri, 2015-05-15 London Monthly Meeting
Tue, 2015-05-19 Windsor Regular Meeting
Wed, 2015-05-20 St. John's General Meeting
Thu, 2015-05-21 Calgary General Meeting
Fri, 2015-05-22 Mississauga Regular Meeting
Thu, 2015-06-04 Sarnia Monthly Meeting

This Day in Astronomical History

This Day in Astronomical History

1781:

Méchain discovers M85.

1923:

Sir Patrick Moore born.

Today

Today is Tue 3 Mar 2015, JD 2,457,085 (day 62 of 365 this year).