Cronyn Observatory Public Night, Saturday, September 30th, 2017

Clear skies greeted some 95 visitors to Western University’s Cronyn Observatory Public Night, Saturday, September 30th, 2017, 8:00 p.m. Graduate student Viraja Khatu made her digital slide presentation “Light: The Information Carrier in Space” and fielded questions. RASC London Centre member Henry Leparskas counted more than 75 visitors, for an estimated total of 95 visitors.
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Science Literacy Week at the Cronyn Observatory, Saturday, September 23rd, 2017

Generally clear skies greeted some 90 visitors for the Science Literacy Week celebration at Western University’s Cronyn Observatory, Saturday, September 23rd, 2017, 5:00—9:00 p.m. Science Literacy Week was a week-long celebration across Canada, September 18th—24th, 2017, showcasing the excellence of Canadian science. The event was hosted by Western University’s Centre for Planetary Science and Exploration (CPSX) in partnership with the Department of Physics and Astronomy, The Planetary Society—London Chapter and RASC London Centre.
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Doors Open London at the Cronyn Observatory, Saturday, September 16th, 2017

Hazy, partly cloudy skies greeted 450 visitors to the Doors Open London at the Cronyn Observatory, Saturday, September 16th, 2017, 2:00—10:00 p.m. Doors Open London is a celebration of the London’s history, heritage and culture, with events across the city, running September 16th—17th, 2017. Professor Jan Cami coordinated the event at the Cronyn Observatory with 128 people counted by 4:49 p.m., 163 at 6:06 p.m. and 450 by 10:00 p.m. Continue reading “Doors Open London at the Cronyn Observatory, Saturday, September 16th, 2017”

Solar Eclipse, August 21st, 2017, @Cronyn Observatory

A generally clear blue sky with a few clouds greeted some 6,000—7,000 visitors to Western University’s Cronyn Observatory and University College Hill for the Solar Eclipse, Monday, August 21st, 2017, 1:07—3:48 p.m. The event was organized by Professor Jan Cami, with students and staff from Western’s Department of Physics and Astronomy and Centre for Planetary Science and Exploration (CPSX), as well as volunteers from the RASC London Centre.
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Cronyn Observatory Public Night, Saturday, September 2nd, 2017

Cloudy damp rainy weather greeted some 48 visitors to the Cronyn Observatory Extra Summer Public Night, hosted by RASC London Centre members on Saturday, September 2nd, 2017, 8:30 p.m. RASC London Centre was represented by Dale Armstrong, Everett Clark, Peter Jedicke, Steve Gauthier, Bob Duff, Henry Leparskas, Mark Tovey, and new youth member Jacob Renders and his father.
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