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The Sky This Month - June 2007

The Herdsman and the Snake

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My Own Space Telescope - Call for Proposals Announced!

RASC member and Principal Investigator of the MOST telescope project Jaymie Matthews announced at the 2007 RASC General Assembly that proposals are now being accepted from the amateur astronomy community for time on Canada's own space telescope - the MOST microsatellite.


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National Office has a face lift!

For the first time in 10 years, the inside of National Office has been painted. Where once were marked, peach-coloured walls, there is now mocha with white trim! The ceiling and some of the walls in the library and shipping area were included in the face lift.

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Jaymie Matthews Named to Order of Canada

Jaymie Matthews, member of the Vancouver Centre and Associate Professor in the Department of Physics & Astronomy at the University of British Columbia was appointed to the Order of Canada by Governor General Michaëlle Jean on February 20th. The Society congratulates Mr. Matthews, OC on this honour which was effective October 5, 2006.


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RASC Library -- Books needing new homes

The RASC National Library and Archives are winnowing out materials that are deemed surplus. These items are being offered on a priority basis to Centres and members.

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The Sky This Month - April 2007

The Bear and the Dog

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The Sky This Month - March 2007

Finally – A Lunar Eclipse

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The Sky This Month - February 2007

Canis Major

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The Sky This Month - January 2007

A Winter Wonderland

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Coalition for Canadian Astronomy Newsletter

A new newsletter is now available from the Coalition for Canadian Astronomy highlighting progress with the Square Kilometre Array (SKA), the Thirty-Metre Telescope and the Atacama Large Millimeter Array (ALMA). [Ed. A cope was formerly available in the CASCA Astronomy News NOV 2006, which is no longer found].

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