Partial Solar Eclipse in London Ontario Monday August 21

The partial eclipse begins on the right side of the Sun’s disk just after lunch, at 13:07. Soon after this you will notice the black bite out of the Sun. Maximum eclipse occurs at 14:30, when 75% of the Sun will be blocked by the Moon’s disk. The Sun will be back to normal by 16:10 as the Moon moves off the left side of the Sun’s disk.

The RASC London Centre will support the event at the campus of Western University if you would like to have a fun and safe chance to view the partial solar eclipse. Continue reading “Partial Solar Eclipse in London Ontario Monday August 21”

Observatory Grand Opening !!



The members of the London Centre of the RASC are pleased to announce the grand opening of our club observatory. RASC members and friends are invited to join us on Sunday October 21, 2012 at 6pm at the Fingal Observing Site. Join us for a BBQ, observatory tour, and perhaps even some observing later in the evening.

For directions to the FIngal Observing site see our Directions To Fingal page. For more information please contact our centre president Rick Saunders at

Hope to see you there !