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Meetings monthly from Sept to June at the Niagara Falls Library  4848 Victoria Ave
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  Welcome to the homepage of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada (RASC), Niagara Centre.          Since it was founded in 1890, the RASC has filled a special role in both amateur and professional astronomy.
   Today, it has more than 4000 members who share a passion for the night sky and make contributions to astronomy in many ways. The Niagara Centre, which is one of 29 Centres of the RASC, has been bringing astronomy to the citizens of the Niagara Region since 1960.
    To learn more about the Niagara Centre, please view our latest newsletter (The Whirlpool).
  (The photographs at the left were taken by club members)
            
July
 
 2nd-6th  Camping at Rock Point Provincial Park  - Astronomy Camping Weekend. Members of the                    Niagara Centre will have telescopes set up for Solar Observing during the day and at night for                observing the many Celestial Wonders. On Friday  and Saturday nights there will be an AV                      Presentation on Astronomy at the pavilion. If you wish to attend, Please contact Rockpoint                    Provincial Park for Camping Reservations. 905-774-6642 (Niagara Centre members contact                    Stan) Every one welcomed

 11-13th  Astronomy Camp - Chippawa Creek Conservation Authourity Campgrounds, Wellandport
                      Become a Sidewalk Astronomer

            This event is for the whole family.  Members of the Niagara Centre will have telescopes set up               for Solar Observing during the day and at night for observing the many Celestial Wonders. On                 Friday  and Saturday nights there will be an AV Presentation on Astronomy at the pavilion. If               you wish to attend, please contact Chippawa Creek Conservation Authority Campgrounds for                 reservations. 905-386-6387. Every one welcomed
          Niagara Centre members please contact Stan.

 26th        Star B Q and Members night @ CCCA Observatory

August
 
11-14th    Perseid Meteor Shower
 17-23rd  Starfest -    Mount Forest,  ON
 23rd        Members night @ CCCA Observatory



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Cocoon Nebula  (IC 5146, Caldwell 19)   Sept 28 ,2013    Phil Downey
 




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