The Royal Astronomical Society of Canada welcomes you to
People like you who make astronomy pop to inspire your interest and knowledge
Develop your astronomy skills with RASC Ottawa
These public events provide a platform for expert
presenters to share their knowledge and insights on various astronomical topics. From the latest discoveries in space exploration to the fascinating science behind celestial phenomena, our meetings offer a wealth of information that will ignite your curiosity and expand your understanding of the universe.
These public events provide excellent opportunities for children and adults to gaze at the night sky through telescopes and learn from experienced astronomers.
AstroNotes, our monthly newsletter
We exist to share our enthusiasm and knowledge with each other, and this newsletter is one of the ways we do so. it ensures that all members are aware of what we do, to encourage participation, and to make everybody welcome.
Our telescope library has a wide range of telescopes available for use by any RASC member at no charge. You’ll find beginners’ scopes to try out before buying your own, as well as larger instruments to use or evaluate before an upgrade.
Getting started? We have books to help you learn your way around the night sky, and around your telescope. Our DVD library is moving online but is meanwhile provides unique historical footage of RASC over the past 50 years.