Cronyn Observatory Public Night, Monday, April 9th, 2018

Clear skies greeted some 35 (30—40) visitors to the Western University Cronyn Observatory Public Night, Monday, April 9th, 2018, 8:00 p.m. They were welcomed by graduate students Amanda DeSouza and Richard Bloch. Since there was no slide presentation, Amanda directed visitors upstairs into the dome and downstairs into the “Black Room” and “Period Rooms.” RASC London Centre was represented by Everett Clark, Henry Leparskas, Peter Jedicke, Mark Tovey and Bob Duff.
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Cronyn Observatory Public Night, Saturday, March 24th, 2018

Clear skies greeted an estimated 180 visitors to the Western University Cronyn Observatory Public Night, Saturday, March 24th, 2018, 8:00 p.m. Graduate student Viraja Khatu made 3 presentations of the digital slide presentation “Death of Stars.” RASC London Centre was represented by Everett Clark, Henry Leparskas, Bob Duff, Mark Tovey and Edith Tovey. Professor Paul Wiegert, who is also a RASC London Centre member, also assisted on the observation deck.
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Guest Speaker, Maryam Tabeshian – Detecting Extrasolar Planets, Comming April 20, 2018 Monthly RASC Meeting

For our April 2018 monthly meeting we are glad to present Maryam Tabeshian. She will be talking about her thesis that she has recently completed “Detection and Characterization of Extrasolar Planets through Planet-Disk Dynamical Interactions”.
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Cronyn Observatory Public Night, Monday, March 12th, 2018

The school mid-winter “March Break” (March 12th—16th) may have accounted for the unusual number of 132 visitors to Western University’s Cronyn Observatory Weekday Public Night, Monday, March 12th, 2018, 8:00 p.m. Graduate student Dan Hatfield welcomed visitors who soon filled the lecture room. RASC London Centre was represented by Everett Clark, Bob Duff and Peter Jedicke.
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