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

Astrophoto of the Month

M27, the Dumbbell Nebula in constellation VULPECULA taken with the Nikon DSLR camera mounted on the PGAO 0.6m telescope. Image taken by Malhar on July 22, 2022.

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.

Please dress warmer than normal as the Observatory is generally -6 Celsius colder than in town.

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 Malhar  R. Kendurkar or call us at (250) 617-7192

Tentative observatory reopening date is Friday, September 2, 2022.