Welcome to the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada – Prince George Centre

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Open houses are over for the season, the next scheduled Open House is Friday, February 3, 2017 from 7:30 pm until 10:30 pm.
The evening’s talk will be ‘TBA’ at 7:30 pm and 9:00 pm, with astronomical viewing between 8:00 pm and 9:00 pm, and from 9:30 pm until 10:30 pm (weather permitting). Dress warmly. Suggested donation of  $2/person or $5/family.

Please angle park in the newly expanded parking lots.


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

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.


The Prince George Astronomical Society’s NOVA course is an ideal Christmas present for anyone wanting to learn the basics of astronomy. Sign up now. More information available here.