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

The observatory will be open for public viewing on Friday, March 27, 2015 from 8:00 pm until 10:30 pm. Be advised that the observatory may not open if there are overcast skies. Call (250) 964-3600 to confirm. To help with operating costs, a donation of $2 per person or $5 per family would be appreciated.

Tour bookings are closed until September 2015.

BOB McDONALD, host of CBC’s program ‘QUIRKS AND QUARKS’, 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.

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.