Nova Scotia Wilderness Resort seeks Staff Astronomer

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

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February Journal On-line

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.

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December 2008 Journal on-line!

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,

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The October Journal is Now On-line!

Get the latest issue now!

Go to: The regular username and password apply - look for the announce email.


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

Plus, all your favourite regular columns:

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August Journal Now On-line

Get the newest issue of our flagship publication!

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Annual Report complete version now on-line

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.

James Edgar
National Secretary

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April 2008 Journal On-line

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

What's inside?

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

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The RASC Needs You and Your Leadership

Are you looking for a meaningful way to contribute to the RASC? Why not get involved and help determine the future direction and success of your Society? Here’s how:

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Modest Subscription Increase for Printed JRASC

For subscriptions expiring 2007 December 31 and later, there will be a modest increase in the subscription fee for the printed version of the Journal of the RASC.

For Canadian member-subscribers, the new annual rate is $16/year (it was $15) plus GST.

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