Become a member of the RASC Vancouver Centre!

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Why Join?

RASC Vancouver Centre is a charitable society whose purpose is to advance education on astronomy and allied sciences by providing presentations, workshops, seminars, and outreach programs.

By becoming a member, you will:

Give and receive SUPPORT

  • Help the society’s Education and outreach programs
  • Enjoy observing the wonders of the universe as part of a community of amateur and professional astronomers who learn from one another


  • A printed copy of the annual RASC Observer’s Handbookthe standard North American reference for data on the sky and guide to the year’s astronomical events
  • Six printed copies of SkyNewsCanada’s amateur astronomy magazine
  • Six electronic copies of the Journalpublishing research and review papers by professional and amateur astronomers, as well as general interest astronomy articles

Get access to RESOURCES

Be able to get involved and have an IMPACT

  • Voting in election of Council members and in general votes
  • Attending the monthly Vancouver Centre Council meetings, to observe or make a presentation
  • Running for election to join Council
  • Volunteering at our public events
  • Submitting articles or photos for publication in the Centre’s bimonthly newsletter, NOVA
  • Attending the annual RASC National General Assembly – a five day conference with workshops, speakers, sessions, tours, and the RASC Annual Meeting and Banquet


The yearly membership fees for the Vancouver Centre of RASC are:

  • Individual youth membership (under 21 or full-time students under 25): $45
  • Individual adult membership: $78
  • Family membership: $73 + $16/additional adult + $8/additional youth

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