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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, 2015-10-09 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

1727:

Isaac Newton dies at 84.

2005:

Dwarf planet Makemake discovered.

Personal Astronomy Blogs

RASC Astronomy Blog

Very Rare Superoutburst of PR Herculis WMacDonald 3 years 18 weeks ago
Fun Science with Asteroid 2005YU55 DLane 3 years 19 weeks ago
Big Glass Anonymous 3 years 20 weeks ago
Starfest 2011 – Two Clear Nights! dgrey 3 years 22 weeks ago

Today

Today is Tue 31 Mar 2015, JD 2,457,113 (day 90 of 365 this year).