Membership

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

Receive PUBLICATIONS

  • 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 SkyNews – Canada’s amateur astronomy magazine
  • Six electronic copies of the Journal – publishing 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 multi-day conference with workshops, speakers, sessions, tours, and the RASC Annual Meeting and Banquet

Get other DEALS & DISCOUNTS

The yearly membership fees (as of Oct 2019) for the Vancouver Centre of RASC are:

  • Individual youth membership (under 21 or full-time students under 25): $52
  • Individual adult membership: $89
  • Family membership: $83.50 + $18.00/add adult + $9.60/youth

The RASC national membership site has the most up-to-date fees.

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