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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

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, 2015-11-13 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

1937:

Peltier discovers 6th comet (1937c).

Personal Astronomy Blogs

RASC Astronomy Blog

Comet Lovejoy, Feb 18th Moonlighter 1 week 1 day ago
An Astronomical Anecdote WMacDonald 3 weeks 1 day ago
Back to Astronomy After a 28 Year Absence Moonlighter 4 weeks 5 days ago
Maple Sugar Moon—The Mi'qmaw Year DChapman 51 weeks 5 days ago
"Explore the Moon" draft beginners lunar observing program DChapman 1 year 2 weeks ago

Today

Today is Fri 27 Feb 2015, JD 2,457,081 (day 58 of 365 this year).