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Observer's Handbook 2015 reviewed by Astronomy Magazine's Editor David Eicher!

The RASC Observer's Handbook 2015 made David Eicher's blog for Astronomy Magazine. See the full article here:

Observer's Handbook 2015 Review

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The Sky This Month - December 2014

The River Eridanus

Eridanus the River is a long but narrow constellation found at this time of year above the southern horizon or at least its top half as seen from Canada. Starting close to the celestial equator, the entire asterism stretches down almost sixty degrees. Unlike the brilliant suns of the constellation Orion to the left, Eridanus lacks any bring stars and only range in brightness from magnitude 3.2 to 5.0 except for magnitude 2.9 Cursa. They are however unique in their individual life stories.

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Leonids over Silver City

Calgary Centre member Alan Dyer and his photo of Leonid meteors was featured on the NBC News site here:


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November Ottawa Centre Streaming Live

Please join us online tonight from 8 to 10 p.m. eastern time as we stream our monthly meeting over the Internet. Tonight's agenda includes:

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The Sky This Month - November 2014

The Lizard And The King

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2014 Observer's Handbook recognized!

Handbook coverThe RASC 2014 Observer's Handbook was recognized by Orion's Top Ten Astronomy Books for Beginners List!

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RASC Presence at annual 65th International Astronautical Congress

RASC Executive Director Randy Attwood attended the 65th annual IAC meeting Sept 30th 2014. A presentation was made to members of various like-organizations such as The Canadian Space Society and The Planetary Society. In attendance was Canadian astronaut Jeremey Hanson.




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The Sky This Month - October 2014

A Month of Eclipses

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