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The Sky This Month - November 2012

The Big “W”

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RASC's 2013 Observer's Handbook and Calendars are now shipping!

The wait is over.

Whether you're an amateur stargazer or a professional astronomer, the 2013 Observer's Handbook and Calendar have something for everyone. Limited quantities of both products are available, so place your order today!

OBSERVER’S HANDBOOK 2013
$27.95 plus S&H and applicable taxes

Free PC Planetarium Software in every book!   

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The Sky This Month - October 2012

Brightest Comet in Human History?

 

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2013 Observer's Handbook and Calendar Now Available to Order!

THE BEST ASTRONOMY RESOURCES ARE NOW AVAILABLE

LIMITED QUANTITIES - ORDER TODAY!

 

OBSERVER’S HANDBOOK 2013

$27.95 plus S&H and applicable taxes

Free PC Planetarium Software in every book!   

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Call for Nominations for RASC National Awards

Call for Nominations for RASC National Awards

By Mary Lou Whitehorne, Awards Committee Chair

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2012 Helen Sawyer Hogg Lecture now Available

Will the world end in 2012? Of course not!

Find out just how ridiculous the claims of various snake oil salespeople who are promoting the end of the Mayan calendar by watching this entertaining review of the scientific evidence provided by Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell at the 2012 RASC General Assembly courtesy of the Edmonton Centre.

 

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The Sky This Month - September 2012

The Water Bearer

 

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All's Well That Ends Well

Many in the amateur astronomical world now know the story of how a young David Levy was nearly expelled from the Society 45 years ago. Familiarity with the tale is due in no small part to Dr. Levy's candid retelling of it, and the unexpectedly happy outcome of the event; he continued to observe, he became famous, and he refused to repudiate us. Now one of the prime surviving documents shaping that affair has gone online.

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Special December Issue: “The Environmental Impact of Light-pollution and its Abatement"

Special December 2012 Issue of the Journal

This December, The Royal Astronomical Society of Canada will publish “The Environmental Impact of Light-pollution and its Abatement, as a special supplement to its internationally recognized periodical, the Journal.

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The Sky This Month - August 2012

Draco The Dragon

 

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