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Next Sidewalk Session  Kanata Chapters:April 8, 2017. Click here for map.

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2017-04-24 18:32:59   If you missed Jim Thompson's presentation "The Sun", you can see it now on youtube:
2017-04-07 16:59:12   Saturday 20:30 to see the moon and 21:00 to see Jupiter. (We couldnt book Jupiter any earlier. Its a completely unreasonable planet☺).
2017-04-07 16:56:20   Free: Join at Chapters bookstore Kanata Centrum too see lunar craters and Jupiter thru telescopes Sat Apr 8.
2017-04-07 16:53:18   First chance this spring to see Jupiter & its moons and our moon in the same evening sky...when it stops raining...Saturday evening.
2017-04-06 16:24:35   Fri Apr7 19:30 astronomy club meeting at Canadian Aviation and Space Museum. Free. Public welcome.
2017-04-02 17:35:11   In front of Chapter's bookstore at Centrum in Kanata. Free.
2017-04-02 17:34:45   today 2-5pm. See a large sunspot group and hydrogen gas explosions thru RASC volunteers safe solar telescopes. ...
2017-03-27 00:49:13   Mar29 4pm public talk at UofO: "Supernovae and the Discovery of the Accelerating Universe". $10. register here:
2017-03-25 22:26:30   @BowesWG RASC is planning them now. Stay tuned for dates and locations.
2017-03-17 14:23:35   See the sun today though RASC volunteer's solar telescopes at the Canadian Aviation Museum at Noon.

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We keep a calendar of coming events. See the Current events page for details, or to add or modify events. Here are scheduled events for the next few months.

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