Cloudy skies with wet snow flurries greeted 12 (9 children and 3 adults) visitors from St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Secondary School to the Cronyn Observatory for Exploring the Stars, Tuesday, February 26th, 2013, 7:00 p.m. The children included six Grade-9 and two Grade-11 students plus one elementary school student. The 3 adults included one teacher and 2 parents.
Clear skies and cold temperatures greeted 18 visitors (10 children and 8 adults) from the 37th London Cub Pack to the Cronyn Observatory for Exploring the Stars, Thursday, February 21st, 2013, 7:00 p.m. Graduate student Allison Hill made the digital slide presentation, “The Scout / Guide Astronomy Badge,” and then brought everybody upstairs into the dome.
Graduate student Parshati Patel greeted 5 children and 2 adults from the 104th London Cub Pack to the Cronyn Observatory for Exploring the Stars, Wednesday, February 13th, 2013, 7:00 p.m. They would later be joined by another adult for a total of 8 visitors (5 children and 3 adults). RASC London Centre members Everett Clark and Bob Duff assisted and were joined later by Dave McCarter.
Cloudy skies greeted 10 members (adults) of the Arva Friendship Club to the Cronyn Observatory for Exploring the Stars, Tuesday, February 12th, 2013, 7:00 p.m. Graduate student Emily McCullough made her digital slide presentation, “A Tour of Our Neighbourhood,” and this was followed by a tour of the dome.
Clear skies greeted 79 visitors (including 12 children) to the Cronyn Observatory Open House, Saturday, February 9th, 2013, 7:00 p.m. They were welcomed by graduate students Parshati Patel and Ted Rudyk. Parshati made her digital slide presentation, “Jupiter Rules: Top 10 Reasons Why Jupiter is the Best Planet.”