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The Clear Sky Chart for Kingston, Ontario:
Clear Sky Chart
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 27, 2019 - 19:00
June Special Meeting
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Monday, September 16, 2019 - 11:00 to Sunday, September 22, 2019 - 11:00
Science Literacy Week 2019
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Friday, September 27, 2019 - 14:00 to Sunday, September 29, 2019 - 11:00
Fall'N'Stars 2019
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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!

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.
From Lennox and Addington County:

2015 October Regulus available

The 2015 October issue of Regulus, the newsletter of the Kingston Centre, is now available for download as a 1MB PDF file.
Paper copies will be available at the Regular Meeting in Ellis Hall on Thursday 2015 October 8th and any not picked up then
will be mailed out to all remaining members.
This issue contains notification of the Annual General Meeting and Elections set for Thursday 2015 November 12th.


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