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Winners of the 2012 Inaugural RASC Astrosketchers' Contest!

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Wed, 2012/03/21

We are pleased to announce the winners of the Inaugural RASC Astrosketchers' Contest:

Alexander Massey (Sydney, Au.), for his drawing of Aristarchus, Herodotus et Vallis Schroteri,

and

Gordon Webster (Ottawa), for his drawing of Jupiter Europa Shadow Transit.

Congratulations to both Alex and Gordon!

The quality of all the entries was very high.

Space Weekend May 5 & 6 at the Royal Ontario Museum

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Wed, 2012/03/07

Space Weekend at the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto

  • Saturday, May 5, 11:00 am to 4:00 pm
  • Sunday, May 6, 11:00 am to 4:00 pm  

Nova Scotia Wilderness Resort seeks Staff Astronomer

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Mon, 2012/02/27

Nova Scotia Wilderness Resort seeks staff astronomer for Night Outings and Sky Safaris May – November, 2012 (min. 3 month commitment) Trout Point Lodge (www.troutpoint.com) has a position for someone with enthusiasm and knowledge about the night sky.

February Journal On-line

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James Edgar, Regina
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Mon, 2009/01/12

Members on dial-up Internet will be pleased to know that a new version of Adobe software allows us to substantially reduce the file size of this and subsequent Journals. All back issues in the 2007 and 2008 archives have already been reduced, and others will receive the same size reduction soon.

See below for highlights of the current issue.

December 2008 Journal on-line!

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James Edgar, Regina
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Thu, 2008/11/13

The December 2008 issue of the Journal has gone to the printers, and here is the link to the on-line version in the Members'-Only part of the Web site, http://www.rasc.ca/jrasc/backissues

The October Journal is Now On-line!

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James Edgar, Regina
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Mon, 2008/09/15

Get the latest issue now!

Go to: http://www.rasc.ca/jrasc/backissues The regular username and password apply - look for the announce email.

Inside

  • The Plaskett Telescope at 90
  • Astronomical Art and Artifact: The View From the RASC Archives

Plus, all your favourite regular columns:

August Journal Now On-line

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James Edgar, Regina
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Tue, 2008/06/10

Get the newest issue of our flagship publication!

Go to www.rasc.ca/journal/currentissue.shtml

Annual Report complete version now on-line

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James Edgar, Regina
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Mon, 2008/06/23

The complete Annual Report of the RASC is now available on-line (members-only area).

Note that all URLs in the document are live links; and the Table of Contents and Bookmarks are active links within the PDF.

Thanks to all who helped prepare the report - Bonnie Bird, Jo Taylor, Maureen Okun, and especially Catherine Berry.

Regards,
James Edgar
National Secretary

April 2008 Journal On-line

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James Edgar, Regina
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Thu, 2008/03/13

Get the newest issue of our flagship publication! Go to www.rasc.ca/journal/currentissue.shtml

February Journal has gone to print - PDFs now on-line!

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James Edgar, Regina
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Sat, 2008/01/19

What's inside?

Here's a rundown of what you'll get:

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