The Royal Astronomical Society of Canada is the parent organization for 22 centres across Canada. National membership averages 3,000, made up of both amateurs and professional astronomers. Victoria's Centre was formed in 1914. Membership averages 120. Activities include: regular monthly meetings educational programmes to promote public awareness of Astronomy and space science programmes for school children and youth organizations telescope making regular observing sessions to study various astronomical objects Members of the public are invited to attend any of the monthly meetings as guests. The meetings are held on the second Wednesday of each month from September to June at 7:30 pm on the lower floor of the Elliott Building Annex on the University of Victoria campus. New members are welcomed to our Centre!