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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, 2015-03-13 Winnipeg Monthly Meeting
Tue, 2015-03-17 Windsor Regular Meeting
Wed, 2015-03-18 St. John's General Meeting
Thu, 2015-03-19 Calgary General Meeting
Thu, 2015-03-19 Niagara General Meeting
Fri, 2015-03-20 London Monthly Meeting
Fri, 2015-03-20 Halifax Monthly Meeting
Sat, 2015-03-21 New Brunswick Monthly Meeting
Wed, 2015-03-25 Okanagan Vernon Meeting
Thu, 2015-04-02 Okanagan Penticton Meeting

This Day in Astronomical History

This Day in Astronomical History

1842:

Camille Flammarion born.

1907:

RASC Peterborough Centre formed.

1979:

Total solar eclipse in North America.

Personal Astronomy Blogs

RASC Astronomy Blog

Grasslands National Park: DSP at Wood Mountain saskboy 1 year 37 weeks ago
From the President's Desk - 2012 in Review ghawley 1 year 42 weeks ago
Getting started in Astronomy—Then and Now DChapman 1 year 46 weeks ago
Planetary Lineup Over Toronto dgrey 2 years 11 weeks ago
Urban observing with the Observer's Handbook DChapman 2 years 15 weeks ago

Today

Today is Thu 26 Feb 2015, JD 2,457,080 (day 57 of 365 this year).