|2014 Astrophotography Contest
March 2, 2014
Get your submissions in for this year Astrophotography Contest.
Deadline is Mar 2.
|Annual Diner and Awards Banquet
March 29, 2014
Tickets are now on sale for the Annual Diner and Awards Banquet. Purchase at the next meeting.
Also get you photos in for the Astrophotography contest, deadline is February 28.
|Supernova in M82
Supernova 2014J in M82 has now brightened to about magnitude 10.7. The galaxy and supernova are visible in amateur telescopes in the northeast during the evening hours
|Comet ISON possible Meteor Shower
We lost the comet to the Sun, but we could be in for a meteor shower.
Comet ISON brightness history.
Comet ISON Observing Campaign
|KW RASC on
The KW RASC Facebook page is now up and running.
Join us at: Facebook.com Astronomy in Kitchener-Waterloo
Since this may be the 'year of the comet', here you can find Weekly Information about Bright Comets.
The one hundred anniversary of the Great Meteor Procession over Berlin.
Dark Sky Site
For club members only, we have a dark sky site at the Tilker's farm.
Lake Observing Site
The Conestogo Lake site is now Open until mid October.
Of the Day
Follow these links for the Picture of the day: Astronomy Picture Of the Day. Astronomy Sketch of the Day. Lunar Picture Of the Day.
Check out Sky & Telescope's Sky at a glance feature for the current week.
The Heavens Above site for Kitchener will show current satellite positions.
Have a look at the astronomical forecast, courtesy of the Clear Sky Chart for our area. If you are going out of town, check out our Clear Sky Chart page for the local Sky Charts.
Up: K-W RASC Presentations
Miss the What's Up Tonight Presentation at the last RASC meeting? You can find it and others here!