Welcome to the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada Prince George Centre

Observatory resizedPublic Open Houses have ended for the season but will return on Friday, August 12 ,2016.

Tour Bookings for the season have ended. Check again in September.

 

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.

MERCURY TRANSIT MAY 9, 2016

Transit_of_Mercury_May_9_2016_path_across_sunView the transit of Mercury on Monday, May 9, 2016 from 9:00 am (16:00 UTC) until 11:45 am (18:45 UTC) at the Pine Centre Mall Liquor Store parking lot. Safely view the event through the Prince George Centre’s specially filtered telescopes.