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Centre Brochures and National Publications

Read the Welcome Guide to Astronomy. (pdf)

The National RASC offers several publications, some of which are benefits of membership.

The IYA2009 brochure released by Astronomy Nova Scotia. (pdf)

Nova Notes Newsletter

The Halifax Centre publishes a newsletter, Nova Notes, five times a year. It contains articles, astrophotographs, meeting reports, and other Centre information. It is published online in colour. Members wishing to receive a printed copy can do so at extra cost by adding it as an option when renewing their membership.

Current issue (pdf)

Archive of past issues (pdf and html)

Library List and other documents

Any member can borrow books from the Library, which is open at regular meetings, attended by the Librarian.

Our Library Collection is available for download in PDF format.

Our Librarian has also developed an "Astronomer's Code" for augmenting emails on the discussion list in an entertaining way.

Centre bylaws (PDF)

The Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for this site (TXT)

Centre privacy policy (PDF)

Guidelines for SCO use. (PDF)

Information and manual for the Thurlow Binoculars. (PDF)

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