Asteroid (4389) Durbin

Named in honor of Deanna Durbin (1921-2013), talented Canadian-born American cinema actress, who played in many films in the 1930s and 40s. She was sensationally popular in America and Europe and later on in Russia.

Orbit Type: Main Belt

Ref: MPC 23351

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Dr. Chris Gainor to edit Quest

Dr. Chris Gainor, the First Vice President of the RASC, will become editor of the prestigious quarterly Quest: the History of Spaceflight starting with issue 23, 2. Quest is the premier refeered periodical publication for the history of  all aspects of spaceflight.

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Bulletin 2016 Feb

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The Sky This Month - February 2016

Orion Battles the Bull,

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Pierre Paquette

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RASC General Assembly / AstroCats

This May the RASC will hold it's General Assembly in London alongside AstroCATS!

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Messier Certificate

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Bulletin 2016 Jan

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The Sky This Month - January 2016

The River Eridanus,

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The RASC welcomes Governor General David Johnston as its Patron

To Members of the RASC.

We applied for viceregal patronage some time ago, and this week we are pleased to announce that:

His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, has accepted to become Patron of The Royal Astronomical Society of Canada.

Patronage has the following requirements. The organization must:

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