What we're about

This page is owned and managed by the Vancouver Centre of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada (RASC). All RASC lectures and observing events are open to the public, family friendly, and there is no charge for admission. Our organization is run entirely by volunteers who love astronomy and astrophysics.

Whether you're a complete beginner, a seasoned astronomer, or you hope to work for NASA some day, anyone fascinated by space exploration is welcome and will enjoy our events. Membership requests MUST INCLUDE a recent and clear headshot. This is part of our safety policy so that we can recognize our members at events.

Upcoming events (4+)

RASC Vancouver Monthly Meeting (In person at SFU on-line zoom optional)

Simon Fraser University

Join us for our monthly meeting. All of our monthly meetings are free and open to the public.

Location: Simon Fraser University Burnaby Room AQ3159

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About our Events:

All RASC lectures and observing events are open to the public, family friendly, and there is no charge for admission. Our organization is run entirely by volunteers who love astronomy and astrophysics. Whether you're a complete beginner, a seasoned astronomer, or you hope to work for NASA some day, anyone fascinated by space exploration is welcome and will enjoy our events

Starry Nights (In-Person) at Simon Fraser University

SFU Trottier Observatory

SFU is pleased to host the Starry Nights public star night every Friday, but subject to cancellation due to weather no later than each Friday mid day.

Safety reminders and House Rules for those entering the Observatory:

Masks are recommended. Disinfecting and distancing protocols will be in effect throughout the event.

More information can be found here: https://www.sfu.ca/science/community/trottier-observatory---courtyard/starry-nights.html

RASC thanks SFU and Dr. Joanna Woo for hosting this in-person event.

Your appreciation for the RASC and other volunteers that are not paid to share their knowledge, give their time, organize, setup and share the view through the club's or their own telescope equipment at the event is welcome.

Starry Nights (In-Person) at Simon Fraser University

SFU Trottier Observatory

SFU is pleased to host the Starry Nights public star night every Friday, but subject to cancellation due to weather no later than each Friday mid day.

Safety reminders and House Rules for those entering the Observatory:

Masks are recommended. Disinfecting and distancing protocols will be in effect throughout the event.

More information can be found here: https://www.sfu.ca/science/community/trottier-observatory---courtyard/starry-nights.html

RASC thanks SFU and Dr. Joanna Woo for hosting this in-person event.

Your appreciation for the RASC and other volunteers that are not paid to share their knowledge, give their time, organize, setup and share the view through the club's or their own telescope equipment at the event is welcome.

Starry Nights (In-Person) at Simon Fraser University

SFU Trottier Observatory

SFU is pleased to host the Starry Nights public star night every Friday, but subject to cancellation due to weather no later than each Friday mid day.

Safety reminders and House Rules for those entering the Observatory:

Masks are recommended. Disinfecting and distancing protocols will be in effect throughout the event.

More information can be found here: https://www.sfu.ca/science/community/trottier-observatory---courtyard/starry-nights.html

RASC thanks SFU and Dr. Joanna Woo for hosting this in-person event.

Your appreciation for the RASC and other volunteers that are not paid to share their knowledge, give their time, organize, setup and share the view through the club's or their own telescope equipment at the event is welcome.

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Starry Nights (In-Person) at Simon Fraser University

SFU Trottier Observatory

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