Across the RASC

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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New Telescope unveiled at Saint Mary's University

Congratulations to the Burke-Gaffney Observatory!

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Ottawa Centre in the News

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Observing the Observers

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Special Ottawa Centre Night

The Ottawa Centre is extremely happy to announce a very special night. Join us online on Friday March 7 at 8 p.m. EST as our special guest speakers will be:

Dr. Sarah Symons, McMaster University with her talk entitled “Astronomical Maps and Tables from Ancient Egyptian Tombs and Temples”  and

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Kingston Centre Special Event - Thu 2013-02-13 at 7:00 p.m.

Pictures of Other Worlds: Directly Imaging Extrasolar Planets

Dr. Bruce Macintosh (Stanford University and the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in California) will speak on directly imaging extrasolar planets.

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Ottawa Centre LIVE broadcast

Once again the Ottawa Centre will be broadcasting its monthly meeting from the Canada Science and Technology Museum on Friday Feb 7, 2014 beginning at 8 p.m. EST. Click on and log in to chat online during the two hour meeting. Here is the agenda: Hope you enjoy the show.

Clear skies,

Gary Boyle

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Halifax to Get New Science Centre and Planetarium

A new home for Halifax’s Discovery Centre complete with an Immersive Dome Theatre, the first of its kind that can be used to immerse the viewers into environments from under the ocean to among the stars is to be built on the Halifax waterfront.

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Canada's Oldest Scientific Society Begins 165TH Year of Free Public Science Talks

The Royal Canadian Institute for the Advancement of Science (RCI) has kicked off 2014 with a bang.


The RCI is hosting two upcoming lectures in partnership with the RASC Toronto and the RASC Mississauga Centres.


Here are the details:



Date/Time: February 9, 3 pm

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