The Halifax Centre publishes a newsletter, Nova Notes, five times a year. It contains articles, meeting reports, astrophotographs and astro-sketches, and other Centre information. It is published online in colour. 

Current issue (pdf)

Nova Notes Archive of past issues (pdf and html)



2019 Halifax Centre Brochure (PDF) provides information about our Centre and its meetings, how to join RASC, some FAQs and the benefits of membership.

Guidelines for SCO Use (PDF)

Choosing Binoculars (PDF) - things to consider when purchasing binoculars

Information and Manual for the Thurlow Binoculars (PDF).

Instruction Manual for the Skywatcher Telescope at SCO (PDF).

A previous Librarian developed an "Astronomer's Code" for augmenting emails on the discussion list in an entertaining way.


Any member can request books from the Library on-line, or at the Members' Meetings when attended by the Librarian. 



Slide presentations:


Read the Welcome Guide to Astronomy. (pdf)

The National RASC offers several publications, some of which are included in the Benefits of Membership.