RASC Publications

SkyNews: included in your RASC membership is Canada’s bi-monthly full colour magazine called SkyNews. The magazine highlights celestial objects that are in season, contains an all sky map and features astronomy news and beautiful astrophotography. You can find more information on the SkyNews website.

The Journal: this is a bi-monthly magazine published by the RASC. The articles are longer than in Sky News, providing more background information. If you are a RASC member, you can download the Journal. For an optional fee, you can also receive the Journal of the RASC by mail. You can find more information on this page of the RASC national website.

SCOPE is the Toronto Centre’s bi-monthly newsletter. It contains information about upcoming events and reports on past club events as well as club announcements. SCOPE is sent to all members by email. We also keep an archive of SCOPE issues online (login as a member first).

The Observer’s Handbook is an annual publication, sent to all members in October or November. It describes astronomical events for the upcoming year and is also a great reference with astronomical data, explanation of astronomical phenomena and observing tips. You can find more information on the Observer's Handbook page on the RASC national website.