Clear skies greeted visitors to the Cronyn Observatory Open House, Saturday, May 19th, 8:30 p.m. Graduate student Neven Vulic made the digital slide presentation, “Exoplanets,” while faculty member Dr. Jan Cami operated the big 25.4cm refractor in the dome, assisted by graduate student Hoda Rashedi.
On Thursday evening, May 19th, RASC London Centre member Dave McCarter traveled to Camp Sylvan to present his digital slide presentation "Constellations” to 26 Grade-6 children and 8 adults from a Sarnia school.
RASC London Centre member Dave McCarter spent the day from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. at John Dearness Public School doing solar observing and talking to students about our dependency on the Sun.
There were 6 RASC London Centre members who assisted with the Cherry Hill Village Mall Astronomy Display, Saturday, May 12th, 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., including Rick Saunders, Dave McCarter, Peter Jedicke, Harold Tutt, Phil Marusaik and Charlie Barbara, with his meteorite collection. The display was set up in cooperation with and just outside McKittrick’s Photo / Digital / Astro store.
Cloudy skies greeted 26 visitors to the Cronyn Observatory Saturday Summer Open House, May 12th, 2012, beginning 8:30 p.m. Graduate student Shokoofeh Nourbakhsh made the digital slide presentation, Constellations, before the initial group of 20 visitors. They were all smiles when they came upstairs into the dome, excited to see the telescope.