Cronyn Observatory Open House, Saturday, July 28th, 2012

RASC London Centre held its Annual Banquet on Saturday, July 28th, celebrating its 90th Anniversary with the special tribute to its founding President, Dr. Harold R. Kingston (1922—1930), whose antique brass telescope was on display, donated to the London Centre by his grandson, John Kingston. Also celebrated was our recent outgoing and longest serving President (1999—2011), Dave McCarter. David Levy was our main speaker and Guest of Honour. However, a few members paid a visit to the Cronyn Observatory after the banquet.

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Cronyn Observatory Open House, Saturday, July 14th, 2012

Hazy clouds greeted visitors to the Cronyn Observatory Open House, Saturday, July 14, 8:30 p.m. Dr. Peter Brown began his digital slide presentation, “Orbital Debris,” around 8:45 p.m. RASC London Centre member Richard Gibbens was among those listening to the presentation. There were 23 visitors recorded at 9:53 p.m. with 3 more arrivals bringing the number to 26; however the 9:25 p.m. count was recorded as 28.

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