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The Clear Sky Chart for Kingston, Ontario:
Clear Sky Chart
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Twitter: https://twitter.com/astrokingston
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/rasckingston/

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, November 14, 2019 - 19:00 to 21:00
RASC-KC Annual General Meeting & Elections
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Wednesday, November 27, 2019 - 18:00 to 21:00
IGnite Research Stories to Inspire Generations
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Wednesday, December 4, 2019 - 19:00 to 22:00
Astronomy on Tap Kingston December 4th at the Kingston Brewing Company
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Thursday, December 12, 2019 - 17:00 to 20:00
Holiday Dinner 2019
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Thursday, January 9, 2020 - 19:00 to 21:00
Kingston Astronomy Club Regular Meeting
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Thursday, February 13, 2020 - 19:00 to 21:00
Kingston Astronomy Club Regular Meeting
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Thursday, March 12, 2020 - 19:00 to 21:00
Kingston Astronomy Club Regular Meeting
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Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 19:00 to 21:00
Kingston Astronomy Club Regular Meeting
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Thursday, May 14, 2020 - 19:00 to 21:00
Kingston Astronomy Club Regular Meeting
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Thursday, June 11, 2020 - 19:00 to 21:00
Kingston Astronomy Club Regular Meeting
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Membership Survey Coming Soon

The RASC Kingston Centre will be surveying its members in the near future.
It will be in the form of an email from surveymonkey with a web link invitation to participate in an online, short survey.
We also intend to publish the questions in an upcoming issue of Regulus, our newsletter, for those who wish to participate by paper.
You should be receiving the request in late March / early April.
 

Total Lunar Eclipse Wednesday 2018 January 31

There will be a total lunar eclipse on the morning of Wednesday 2018 January 31st.
Unfortunately, Kingston Ontario Canada will only be able to see the beginning of the event as the moon sets in the west.
From https://www.timeanddate.com/eclipse/in/canada/kingston
 

TimePhase DirectionAltitude

5:51 amWed, Jan 31
 
Penumbral Eclipse beginsThe Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
279°

 
14.8°

L&A Dark Sky Viewing Area 2018 Events

**Note** This is not a RASC-KC event, but rather an Astronomy event we'd like you to know about.
From:
https://www.lennox-addington.on.ca/explore/dark-sky-viewing-area/events
Don't miss our upcoming events at the L&A Dark Sky Viewing Area!

Dark Matter Day @ Queen's

** NOT** a RASC-KC event but rather an astronomy/space related event we thought you might be interested in.
From:  http://www.queensu.ca/eventscalendar/calendar/events/dark-matter-day-queens

When:  Monday, October  23, 2017
7:30 PM – 9:30 PM

Where: Stirling Hall 
Room: Auditorium (D)

Description:

Beyond Earth – A Cautionary Tale - Dr. Roberta Bondar

** NOT** a RASC-KC event but rather an astronomy/space related event we thought you might be interested in.
From: https://healthsci.queensu.ca/faculty-staff/cpd/programs/hgkelly17
Registration is not required for this event.

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