Welcome to the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada Prince George Centre


Observatory located near West Lake Location: 53 45′ 29″ N 122 50′ 56″ W

Spring session Friday Open Houses have ended. Fall session Open Houses will start in mid August.

Tour bookings are closed until September 2015.

Welcome to the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada Prince George Centre. We are a nonprofit organization, operating and maintaining the observatory with volunteers dedicated to the advancement of astronomy and science in Prince George and the neighbouring Northern Canadian communities.
If you have come to this page looking for the Prince George Astronomical Society, don’t worry! you are at the right place. The PGAS has joined the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada and we now have a new name.

Please take some time and browse our pages to learn what our club is all about. If you have any questions please contact our society president Blair Stunder or call us at (250) 964-3600.

CdnSpaceWalkRGBBOB McDONALD will be in Prince George on Saturday, September 19, 2015 as the guest of Prince George Centre to present his talk ‘Canadian Spacewalkers’. Time and venue to be determined.

Mr. McDonald is a Canadian science journalist. He is the National Science Commentator for CBC Television and CBC News Network, and since 1992 has been the host of a weekly radio science show, Quirks & Quarks which draws approximately half a million listeners each week.