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Position Statement - Green Laser Pointer Usage

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Tue, 2011/02/01

Position Statement of The Royal Astronomical Society of Canada

On Green Laser Pointer Usage

The Royal Astronomical Society of Canada’s (RASC) mission is to encourage improved understanding of astronomy for all, through education, outreach, research, publication, partnership, enjoyment, and community. The RASC advocates the safe and responsible use of green laser pointers (GLPs).

Brian Segal 1948-2011

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Tue, 2011/02/15

It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Brian Gerald Segal. Brian was a member of the RASC Halifax Centre and executive; he was the designer and layout artist of the RASC Journal, and worked on the Observer’s Calendar and other RASC advertising and promotions. Our deepest sympathies go to his wife Julia Redgrave, his family and friends.

Leif Robinson 1939-2011

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Mon, 2011/02/28

Another of our Honorary Members has passed today. Leif Robinson, for many years Editor of Sky & Telescope magazine, died this morning. See the tribute from his colleagues at Sky & Telescope.

Two New Benefits of RASC Membership

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Fri, 2011/04/15

Two New Benefits of RASC Membership

RASC members can now take advantage of special corporate rates with Delta Hotels and Resorts across Canada. Save 10% off Best Available Rate by visiting the Members Area of the RASC website.

As a RASC member you can save up to 25% on the lowest discountable rates, enjoy additional money saving offers and FREE enrolment in Budget Fastbreak. Earn AIR MILES reward miles at participating Budget locations in Canada and the U.S. Just use the special BCD code located in the RASC Members Area.

Discover the Universe - New Online Astronomy Training

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Thu, 2011/05/05

Helen Sawyer Hogg Public Lecture - 2011

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Fri, 2011/05/27

Canadian Astronomical Society

Helen Sawyer Hogg Public Lecture - 2011
The Search for a Sister Earth
Dimitar Sasselov, Harvard University

Tuesday, May 31 7:30 - 9 PM
Central Library, Wolf Performance Hall
251 Dundas Street, London ON

RASC Youth member, Kathryn Gray goes to Starmus!

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Tue, 2011/06/14
Kathyrn Aurora Gray's Supernova Discovery

Kathryn Aurora Gray has been invited to take part in the opening of Starmus (www.starmus.com) from June 20-25, 2011 in the Canary Islands. Kathryn, a member of the New Brunswick Centre, and her parents wish to thank the RASC for its support.

Observer's Calendar 2012 Now Available!

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Fri, 2011/09/16

OBSERVER’S CALENDAR 2012 

Now Available!

$16.95 plus S&H and applicable taxes

Member Price only $14.95 plus S&H and applicable taxes

RASC designates Canada's Fundy National Park as a Dark-sky Preserve

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Thu, 2011/11/03

TORONTO, CANADA (November 2, 2011) – The Royal Astronomical Society of Canada (RASC) officially designated Fundy National Park of Canada in New Brunswick as a new RASC Dark-sky Preserve through its National Certification Program on October 29, 2011. Fundy is the 14th Dark-sky Preserve in Canada to be designated by the Society.

Kathryn Aurora Gray receives Glamour Magazine's Women of the Year 2011 Award in New York

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Press Contact: Nicole Kluger, 212-286-7847
GLAMOUR CELEBRATES 21 AMAZING YOUNG WOMEN AT
2011 WOMEN OF THE YEAR AWARDS IN HONOR OF 21ST ANNIVERSARY

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