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The Clear Sky Chart for Kingston, Ontario:

Clear Outside Alternative Forecast

Upcoming Meetings and Events

All our meetings are free and open to the general public, so come on out and enjoy.
When you're ready to take the plunge, become a member.
See also the Queen's University Astronomy Research Group Seminar Schedule

Thursday, September 13, 2018 - 19:00 to 21:00
Summer Hiatus
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Partial Solar Eclipse viewing in Kingston Mon Aug 21

Monday 2017 August 21, 1pm to 4pm
Confederation Park, Ontario Street across from City Hall.
Kingston Centre members of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada will be teaming up with Queen's University and Royal MIlitaryCollege (RMC) graduate students
to help give you a glimpse of the 2017 Solar Eclipse.
While the event is a total solar eclipse this is not the case for our location in Kingston . We will however see greater than 50% of the sun blocked by the Moon.

2017 Perseid Meteor Shower

The 2017 Perseids will peak on the night of Saturday 2017 August 12 and early morning hours of Sunday August 13.
This year, a Waning Gibbous Moon may hinder a good view of the meteor shower.  Full moon is on Monday August 7th.
The best method to visually observe this meteor shower:
- find a place in your backyard away from streetlights and house lights.

Partial Solar Eclipse Monday 2017 August 21
Begins:  Mon, Aug 21, 2017 at 1:16 pm
Maximum:  Mon, Aug 21, 2017 at 2:35 pm
Ends:  Mon, Aug 21, 2017 at 3:50 pm
Duration:  2 hours, 34 minutes
You *must* use solar eclipse filters to view the sun.
Kingston     65%

L&A Dark Sky Viewing Area

Disclaimer: *not* an RASC-KC event but astronomical nonetheless.
Stargazing evenings return to the Lennox & Addington Dark Sky Viewing Area! 
Witness the ‘The Milky Way’ and a variety of celestial objects on July 21st & 22nd beginning at 9:30pm (weather permitting).


Today in History

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Today is Thu 19 Jul 2018, JD 2,458,319 (day 200 of 365 this year).

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