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


Due to unsettled weather conditions, the Public Open House scheduled for Friday, August 28, 2015 has been cancelled. Weather permitting, the next Public Open House will occur on Friday, September 4, 2015, when the observatory will be open from 9 pm until midnight.

Fall 2015 tour dates are now available.

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.

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.