International Observe the Moon Night, Cronyn Observatory, Saturday, October 28th, 2017

Partly cloudy, clearing skies, greeted visitors to the Cronyn Observatory for the 8th Annual International Observe the Moon Night (InOMN), Saturday, October 28th, 2017, 5:00—9:00 p.m. This event was hosted by Western University’s Centre for Planetary Science and Exploration (CPSX), in partnership with the Department of Physics and Astronomy, Western Engineering’s Rocketry, the Canadian Lunar Research Network, the Planetary Society—London Chapter, and the London Centre of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada (RASC London Centre).
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Byron Northview Public School Star Night, Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

Clear skies greeted some 60 enthusiastic children and parents for the Star Night at Byron Northview Public School, Wednesday, October 18th, 2017, 7:00 p.m. The Star Night involved some 40 children and 20 adults and was hosted by the grade-5 teacher.
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Cronyn Observatory Public Night, Monday, October 16th, 2017

A clear sky with cold weather greeted some 17 visitors to Western University’s Cronyn Observatory Public Night, Monday, October 16th, 2017, 7:00 p.m. Since it was a weekday public night, there was no slide presentation and visitors simply went upstairs into the dome, where they were greeted by graduate Viraja Khatu and RASC London Centre members Everett Clark, Peter Jedicke and Bob Duff.
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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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