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The Hume Cronyn Memorial Observatory [on the web at cronyn.uwo.ca]


A closeup ofthe objective lens of the 25.4 cm refracting telescope at the Hume Cronyn Memorial Observatory

The Hume Cronyn Memorial Observatory at the Western University is the central place for our astronomy public events and outreach activities.

In addition to offering our weekly Saturday evening Public Nights over the summer, we have a few exciting events coming up; mark your calendars for:

 

Below is the schedule for the next month.

Upcoming Events:

Fri, May 19, 2017


7:00--11:00pm

(sunset: 8:46pm)

Monthly Meeting of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada, London Centre

Presentation: Current State of the Meteor Physics Group at Western

Sat, May 20, 2017


8:30--11:00pm

(sunset: 8:47pm)

Summer Public Night

Join us for a short astronomy presentation, stargazing (weather permitting) or a historical view of our Observatory.

Presentation: The Final Mission of the Cassini Spacecraft
In the sky: Jupiter

Sat, May 27, 2017


8:30--11:00pm

(sunset: 8:54pm)

Summer Public Night

Join us for a short astronomy presentation, stargazing (weather permitting) or a historical view of our Observatory.

Presentation: TBD
In the sky: The Moon, Jupiter

Sat, Jun 3, 2017


8:30--11:00pm

(sunset: 8:59pm)

Summer Public Night

Join us for a short astronomy presentation, stargazing (weather permitting) or a historical view of our Observatory.

Presentation: Toward Finding Other Earths
In the sky: The Moon, Jupiter

Sat, Jun 10, 2017


8:30--11:00pm

(sunset: 9:04pm)

Summer Public Night

Join us for a short astronomy presentation, stargazing (weather permitting) or a historical view of our Observatory.

Presentation: Submillimetre Astronomy
In the sky: The Moon, Jupiter, Saturn

Follow the links below for more information about:

If you want to book an Exploring the Stars event, please contact;

Jen Tilston at "Jennifer.Tilston |at| uwo |dot| ca".

For any questions about the observatory or these activities, please contact the Observatory Director;
Prof. Jan Cami at "jcami |at| uwo |dot| ca"
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