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Next Meeting

Friday May 12 2017
at 202 Regina St. - Wilfrid Laurier University:
Room: 103 at 7:30 PM.
(on the corner of Regina and Lodge, one block east of the WLU Science building)
We will have our stand-up sign near the front entrance.

The Stargazers 101 will meet Friday May 26 2017 @ 7:00pm. At Laurentian Zehrs, community room.

Next Event:


International Astronomy Day - Star Party
Saturday, April 29, time 7:00pm to 10:00 pm
Waterloo Park, Area 9 by the band shell

Visit the Club Events page for future and past Events and Activities.


Current Club and Astronomy News


Kintail

Kintail Star Party 2017!
- date 23~25 June (maybe 22nd also)

Join us on FaceBook

KW RASC on Facebook
The KW RASC Facebook page is now up and running.
Join us at: Facebook.com Astronomy in Kitchener-Waterloo
https://www.facebook.com/AstronomyinKitchenerWaterloo
   

New Horisons

New Horizons
With the Pluto Fly-by finished, we are now getting the good pictures.  To see the latest and greatest from Pluto check out NASA New Horizons website.
JPL New Horizon website.

Bright Comets

Bright Comets
Since this may be the 'year of the comet', here you can find Weekly Information about Bright Comets.
   

Tilker's Dark Sky Site
For club members only, we have a dark sky site at the Tilker's farm.
   

Astronomy Picture of the day

Pictures 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.
 

Observing

Looking Up?
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.
 

Weather

Tonight's Forecast
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.
 

What's Up

What's Up: K-W RASC Presentations
Miss the What's Up Tonight Presentation at the last RASC meeting? You can find it and others here!