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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
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
Fri, 2015-07-10 Mississauga Regular Meeting
Fri, 2015-08-07 Mississauga Regular Meeting
Fri, 2015-09-04 Mississauga Regular Meeting

This Day in Astronomical History

This Day in Astronomical History

1752:

Lacaille discovers IC2602.

1969:

Apollo 9 launched.

Personal Astronomy Blogs

RASC Astronomy Blog

Fun Science with Asteroid 2005YU55 DLane 3 years 15 weeks ago
Big Glass Anonymous 3 years 16 weeks ago
Starfest 2011 – Two Clear Nights! dgrey 3 years 18 weeks ago

Today

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