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OH for rookies

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Thu, 2015/03/19

Ottawa Centre member Paul Sadler has posted this excellent Newbie's Guide to the 2015 Oberver's Handbook on his blog. 

Registration for the 2015 Halifax General Assembly is now open!

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Tue, 2015/03/17
There is lots of information on the registration site, but here is a quick overview.
 
Schedule:
Wednesday, July 1: Travel Day
 
Thursday, July 2: National Advisory Council/Board meeting; Downtown exploration via shuttle service for self-directed tours for those not at the meeting; National Advisory Council/Board Reception (evening)
 
Friday, July 3: Main Tour (Wine and Tides); Pub Night
 
Saturday, July 4: Paper Sessions; Northcott Lecture
 
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Paul Delaney wins 2015 Qilak award from CASCA

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Fri, 2015/03/13

Paul Delaney, long-time RASC member (Toronto Centre), has won the 2015 Qilak Award bestowed by CASCA, the Canadian society of professional astronomers. Paul has been a tireless and effective promoter of astronomy in Canada over three decades. He is presently Director of the York University Observatory (1986-), and Director of the Division of Natural Science at York (2002-).

RASC 2016 Observer's Calendar call for images

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Wed, 2015/02/04

Astronomical images and sketches of all types are invited for consideration for publication in the 2016 RASC Observer's Calendar including: deep sky, wide field, solar system, astronomical sketches and dramatic astronomically themed landscapes.

Governor signs Marcellino Bill to curtail light pollution from state buildings

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Fri, 2014/12/19

See the article here.

Leonids over Silver City

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Tue, 2014/11/18

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

http://www.nbcnews.com/science/space/leonid-meteors-get-caught-camera-it-wasnt-easy-n251336

November Ottawa Centre Streaming Live

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Fri, 2014/11/07

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:

New Telescope unveiled at Saint Mary's University

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Wed, 2014/10/29

Congratulations to the Burke-Gaffney Observatory!

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/smu-s-burke-gaffney-observator...

Ottawa Centre in the News

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Thu, 2014/09/11
 
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