Rob Weryk is the Guest of Honour for our meeting December 15, 2017!

Dr Rob Weryk is a Western University PhD in Physics & Astronomy and now a researcher for the PanSTARRs project at the University of Hawaii in Honolulu.
He will be talking about “The Discovery Circumstances of the First Interstellar Asteroid.” Rob discovered this object in October with the PanSTARRs survey telescope, and the object is now named ‘Oumuamua, a Hawaiian word for “messenger from afar.”

Exploring the Stars, St. Anthony French Immersion Catholic School, December 6th, 2017

Partly cloudy skies greeted 47 visitors (45 children and 2 teachers) from St. Anthony French Immersion Catholic School (Grade 6), for Exploring the Stars at Western University’s Cronyn Observatory, Wednesday, December 6th, 2017, 11:00 a.m.—1:00 p.m. Graduate student Viraja Khatu presented the digital slide presentation “The Small Bodies in Our Solar System” and fielded questions. She followed this with the activity “Kitchen Comet,” making a comet from dry ice and other materials on a table at the front of the lecture room.
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Exploring the Stars, 97th London Beavers, November 27th, 2017

Mostly cloudy, later clearing skies greeted 25 visitors (18 children and 7 adults) from the 97th London Beavers, for Exploring the Stars at Western University’s Cronyn Observatory, Monday November 27th, 2017, 6:30 p.m. Graduate student Daniel Hatfield presented the digital slide presentation “Constellations” and fielded questions.
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