A list of star parties, dark-sky festivals, and astrophotography, stargazing and astronomy events across Canada
Turn your alarm clocks on early! The crescent Moon passes by the morning planet cavalcade this week, and incredible early-morning sight
A list of asterisms from hundreds of cultures around the world is now available through The Royal Astronomical Society of Canada
Look for a cavalcade of planets this month, as the naked-eye visible ones line up in the early morning sky.
Over the past couple centuries, much of Sámi sky lore has been lost, but what is known shows a culture that is intimately in tune with the land.
Despite mastering the night sky, many old Norse sky culture details have been lost over time
Visible from both hemispheres, the constellation commonly known in astronomy circles as Orion holds myriad meanings around the world
The morning planet bonanza continues as Mercury reaches greatest western elongation and the gibbous Moon passes Saturn.
It’s finally here — watch this week as Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn meet in the morning sky.
The planets and Moon race through the cosmos this week, with the crescent Moon tagging the Beehive cluster and Mars outrunning Jupiter.
Springtime is galaxy season in Canada. Discover the myriad of distant galaxies overhead with these viewing tips
The brightest comets are rare, often only visible from Earth for a brief time. How do you catch them?
If you live at a mid-northerly latitude, the coming week will provide a great opportunity to see Comet Leonard, the best-performing comet of 2021
Comet Leonard is predicted to be bright enough to see with the naked eye this December. Catch it before it disappears.
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.