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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.

Information is now available about

The Solar Eclipse of August 21, 2017 @Western

Below is the schedule for the next month.

Upcoming Events:

Sat, Aug 19, 2017


8:30--11:00pm

(sunset: 8:21pm)

Summer Public Night

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

Presentation: Ocean Worlds
In the sky: Saturn

Monday, Aug 21, 2017


1:00--4:00pm

Daytime Event!

Partial Solar Eclipse

Click on the link above for more information about our special event to safely view the Partial Solar Eclipse.

Sat, Aug 26, 2017


8:30--11:00pm

(sunset: 8:09pm)

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 -- update
In the sky: Moon, 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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