Join Canadian Space Agency experts as they speak about Canada’s role in the exploration of the Universe with the James Webb Space Telescope.
A third quarter Moon, greatest elongations for inner planets and rising Messier objects — check out what you can see in This Week’s Sky.
Watch the second session of Subs and Stars, an eight-part instructional online series that teaches people how astrophotos are built and edited.
From bright Venus getting brighter to the Moon passing gas giants, find out what’s going on in our Solar System this month.
Lenard Velensky’s edit of Messier 8 data won for September 2021 in the SkyNews Astroimage Editing Contest.
Look for the full Hunter’s Moon and the Orionids meteor shower this week.
Canada’s corps of spaceflyers diversified today as actor William Shatner — the Star Trek star turned comedian — took a suborbital space flight this morning.
Watch as the Moon passes gas giant planets and Venus meets Antares in the night sky this week.
Look for deep-sky objects in dark skies this week with new Moon on Wednesday.
Look for the old crescent Moon in Leo, and the zodiacal light in the pre-dawn sky.
Take a tour of the summer night sky, through the Coathanger asterism, as well as the Tweedledee and Tweedledum clusters.
A beautiful eclipse greeted northern and eastern Canadians as they woke up on June 10, 2021. Here’s what our readers saw.
Jupiter and Saturn will start rising before midnight this month, while Mars and Venus start to spend more time in evening twilight.
What is the Lunar X? Learn more about this lunar phenomenon and when you can see it on the Moon.
About the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada
The Royal Astronomical Society of Canada (RASC) began as the Toronto Astronomical Club on December 1, 1868. The eight men who gathered to share their interests were not professional astronomers, just working-class citizens with a passion for astronomy.