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The Royal Astronomical Society of Canada Belleville Centre
Formerly, the Belleville Astronomy Club

Serving our community since 1990.


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Location:
Room P13 at Loyalist College Pioneer Building

Welcome to the Home Page of the Belleville Centre of the RASC!
You can email us at: rasc.belleville@gmail.com

Our next meeting will be on Friday August 2nd at 7:30 pm

We meet in person in Room P13 at Loyalist College Pioneer Building on the first Friday of the month at 7:30 pm.
We try to have our session on-line as well via Zoom, but the college internet is “spotty” at best.
We start at 7:00 pm informally to get everything set up and working with the following Zoom links:

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83193859975?pwd=Y1FJL05kVDRDQWZUTUpma1pRUHJ2Zz09
Meeting ID: 831 9385 9975
Passcode: BV2024

Or link via telephone (audio only) at:
613 209-3054, 647 558-0588, 778 907-2071, 204 272-7920, 438 809-7799, 587 328-1099, 647 374-4685, 213 338-8477, 206 337-9723

Our currently scheduled public viewing sessions (night time and day-time solar) at Presqu'ile Provincial Park (Brighton) follows:
Date Time Activity
July 13 (Saturday) Noon - 2:00 pm Daytime Solar
July 30 (Tuesday) Sunset (8:30 pm) Night Sky Tour
Aug 3 (Saturday) Noon - 2:00 pm Daytime Solar
Aug 6 (Tuesday) Sunset (8:30 pm) Night Sky Tour
Aug 10 (Saturday) Noon - 2:00 pm Daytime Solar
Aug 27 (Tuesday) Sunset (8:00 pm) Night Sky Tour
Aug 31 (Saturday) Noon - 2:00 pm Daytime Solar

We will also host a series of public talks at the Picton Library on the following Saturdays at 2:00 pm on the following dates:

14th Sep - Naked Eye Astronomy
- Learn about the wonders of the night sky visible with only your unaided eyes.

12th Oct - Meteors & Meteorites.
- See actual samples of meteorites and learn the difference between meteors and meteorites.

9th Nov - Astronomy & Culture.
- Learn about the impact of the night sky on humanity, and the difference between astronomy and astrology.

14 December - Dark Skies (light pollution & you).
- Light pollution is increasing at a tremendous rate; learn about the effects and how to combat it.



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