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The Clear Sky Chart for Kingston, Ontario:

Clear Outside Alternative Forecast

Upcoming Meetings and Events

All our meetings are free and open to the general public, so come on out and enjoy.
When you're ready to take the plunge, become a member.
See also the Queen's University Astronomy Research Group Seminar Schedule

Thursday, June 9, 2016 -
19:00 to 21:00

Regular Meeting
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Saturday, June 11, 2016 -
21:00 to 22:30

KAON Session June 11, 2016
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Friday, September 9, 2016 - 12:15 to Sunday, September 11, 2016 - 11:45

Fall'N'Stars 2016
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Dark Skies Nearby

Darkest skies in southern Ontario on display again this summer
Dark Sky Preserve one of the best places for stargazing in the province

Mercury Transit Monday 2016 May 9

Transit of Mercury Monday 2016 May 09 UT Times Start 11:12 Mid 14:57 End  18:42 subtract 4 hours for EDT Start 07:12 Mid 10:57 End  14:42

Jupiter double shadow transit season!

From http://www.universetoday.com/127414/double-shadow-transit-season-for-the-jovian-moons-begins/
Here’s a selection of favorable double shadow transit events this coming Spring for North America:
 
February 26th (Io-Europa) from 9:39-10:01 UT
 
March 4th (Io-Europa) from 11:32-12:38 UT
 
March 8th (Io-Europa) 00:28-01:56 UT
 

Geminid Meteor Shower

GEMINIDS!  Meteor Activity Outlook for December 12-18, 2015
The Geminids (GEM) reach maximum activity on Monday morning December 14 when rates could exceed 100 per hour from dark sky sites.
 
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