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This morning on CTV's Canada AM, York University professor and longtime RASC member Paul Delaney sat down with host Marci Len to discuss NASA's ambitious plan to capture an asteroid. 

To watch Paul's interview, visit http://www.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=903318

Astronomical images and sketches of all types are invited for consideration for publication in the 2014 RASC Observer's Calendar including: deep sky, solar system, and dramatic astronomically themed landscapes. Images can be prime focus, piggyback, eyepiece projection, or fixed tripod; and recorded on a digital/CCD camera, film, or webcam.

Photo special to The Guardian by Clair Perry and Brian Gorveatt

 

Two members of the RASD (the Royal Astronomical Society of Daves) were recently interviewed on CBC radio in Nova Scotia.

http://www.cbc.ca/video/player.html?clipid=2369043234&position=268893&si...

The RASD inducted Dave XXX into the Society during the interview - a 1st for the RASD!

Thanks to new information from the European Space Agency's Planck space telescope, the universe has been revealed to be about 80 million years older than previously thought, is expanding slightly slower, has less dark energy, and contains more dark matter and ordinary matter.

Attention all Nova Scotia members!

Tune in to CBC Radio 1 at 5:50 p.m. today to hear Stephanie Domet chat with RASC member and Observer's Handbook Editor Dave Chapman.

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