The Saskatoon Centre of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada (RASC) generally meets on the third Monday of every month from September to June at 8:00 p.m. in room 175 in the Physics Building on the University of Saskatchewan Campus. See the latest newsletter (below) for possible changes in meeting location.

A list of current events may be found in the latest newsletter. See the RASC National E-News Service for news about the RASC!

The meetings are open to the general public and there is no admission fee.

How to Join the RASC Saskatoon Centre

Membership in the Society is open to everyone who has an interest in astronomy. As a part of Canada's National Astronomy Society, members of the Saskatoon Centre receive Society publications and services including the electronic edition of the Journal, the annual Observer's Handbook and SkyNews magazine.

Our current (February 2010) Membership Fees for the Saskatoon Centre are as follows:

Regular Youth
Canadian $83.00 $41.00 (CAD)
USA $93.00 $57.00 (USD)
International $122.00 $86.00 (USD)

These fees include a National Fee which is remitted to the National Society and a Centre Fee which supports our local programs and services.

Please contact our membership coordinator (see below) if you want a Newsletter only subscription: $15/yr; or a 3 month temporary membership: free. Family memberships are also available; see the join/renew website links below for more information.

There are three convenient ways to join our Centre (Visa and MasterCard are accepted):

New Members

  1. Can join on-line using your credit card by visiting http://www.rasc.ca/join.
  2. Can download a printed application form from that page and send it to the RASC National Office, or
  3. Can call the RASC National Office (from 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Eastern time) at 416-924-7973.

Renewing Members

  1. Renew your membership by visiting http://www.rasc.ca/renew. Follow the directions there to login to your membership account on our member portal and renew with your credit card.
  2. Complete your annual renewal form (sent by email or paper mail) and send it to the RASC National Office.
  3. Call the RASC National Office (from 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Eastern time) at 416-924-7973.

If you have any questions about your membership in the Saskatoon Centre, please feel free to contact our membership coordinator listed on our Executive Page. You may also contact us at skstars@shaw.ca