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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, May 10, 2018 - 19:00 to 21:00
RASC-KC Regular Meeting
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Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 19:00 to 21:00
RASC-KC Regular Meeting
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2017 Perseid Meteor Shower

From https://www.timeanddate.com/astronomy/meteor-shower/perseid.html
The 2017 Perseids will peak on the night of Saturday 2017 August 12 and early morning hours of Sunday August 13.
This year, a Waning Gibbous Moon may hinder a good view of the meteor shower.  Full moon is on Monday August 7th.
The best method to visually observe this meteor shower:
- find a place in your backyard away from streetlights and house lights.

Partial Solar Eclipse Monday 2017 August 21

https://www.timeanddate.com/eclipse/in/canada/kingston
Begins:  Mon, Aug 21, 2017 at 1:16 pm
Maximum:  Mon, Aug 21, 2017 at 2:35 pm
Ends:  Mon, Aug 21, 2017 at 3:50 pm
Duration:  2 hours, 34 minutes
You *must* use solar eclipse filters to view the sun.
 
https://www.rasc.ca/solar-eclipse-2017
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L&A Dark Sky Viewing Area

Disclaimer: *not* an RASC-KC event but astronomical nonetheless.
Stargazing evenings return to the Lennox & Addington Dark Sky Viewing Area! 
Witness the ‘The Milky Way’ and a variety of celestial objects on July 21st & 22nd beginning at 9:30pm (weather permitting).

Fall'N'Stars 2017

Friday September 22 to Sunday September 24, 2017
Vanderwater Conservation Area Boy Scout Camping Area
Thomasburg, Ontario

Welcome to Fall'N'Stars 2017, a gathering of amateur astronomers in Eastern Ontario held annually at the Camp Sagonaska Boy Scout Camp north of Belleville Ontario

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