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GF Canada 2011 - HT


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GF Canada 2011 - HT

  1. 1. Royal Astronomical Societyof Canada Vancouver Centre H o w a r d T r o t t i e r P r e s i d e n t , R A S C - V C 1
  2. 2. Royal Astronomical Society of Canada (RASC)National organization & Regional Centres Founded 1868: “education, outreach, research, publication, enjoyment, partnership, community” Primarily recreational & educational Over 4,000 members & 25 regional centres Publications incl. teacher & observing guides 2
  3. 3. RASC Vancouver Centre Registered charitable society “in support of schools & education” Monthly public lectures: science & observing Public “star parties” & community activities Telescope loans & observatory access Public school education RASC Vancouver partnership withAOMO Observatory SFU’s Science in Action Observing Science Lectures Public Outreach Education 3
  4. 4. RASC Vancouver Centre Annual Astronomy Day Saturday May 7 Web: Howard Trottier, President: Observing Science Lectures RASC Vancouver AOMO ObservatoryPublic Outreach Education 4