|David H Levy lecture
Join us June 6 when KW RASC will present a rare lecture by David H Levy.
David H Levy, internationally renowned Canadian astronomer and science writer, is famous for his co-discovery in 1993 of Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9. Levy has discovered 22 comets and written over 34 books.
Location: Hagey Hall, University of Waterloo
Time: in the evening
Reservations will be necessary, please send an email to vice2_president with your name and the number of people you are bringing.
Since this may be the 'year of the comet', here you can find Weekly Information about Bright Comets.
|Great Meteor Procession
The one hundred anniversary of the Great Meteor Procession over Berlin.
|NASA Black Marble
A high resolution interactive image of the Earth. Taken over many nights to get a clear shot of every parcel of Earth’s land surface and islands.
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 Closed until May.
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!