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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.

Below is our schedule of public events for the Fall and Winter; follow us on twitter or facebook for updates and last-minute changes or cancellations.

Upcoming Events:

Fri, Oct 20, 2017


7:00-11:00pm

(sunset 6:34pm)

RASC Monthly Meeting

Monthly meeting of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada; all interested are welcome to attend!

Sat, Oct 28, 2017


5:00pm-9:00pm

(sunset 6:22pm)

International Observe the Moon night

Join us at the Hume Cronyn Memorial Observatory for International Observe the Moon Night. There will be fun activities for space enthusiasts of all ages -- kids, adults, and everyone in between!

Mon, Nov 13, 2017


7:00-9:00pm

(sunset 5:03pm)

Weekday Public Night

Come on out and join us for stargazing on this weekday public night!

Fri, Nov 17, 2017


7:00-11:00pm

(sunset 4:59pm)

RASC Monthly Meeting

Monthly meeting of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada; all interested are welcome to attend!

Sat, Nov 25, 2017


7:00-9:00pm

(sunset 4:54)

Saturday Public Night

Come on out and join us for an evening of stargazing. We will begin with a presentation on an astronomical topic.

Fri, Dec 15, 2017


7:00-11:00pm

(sunset 4:51pm)

RASC Monthly Meeting

Monthly meeting of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada; all interested are welcome to attend!

Mon, Jan 15, 2018


7:00-9:00pm

(sunset 5:16pm)

Weekday Public Night

Come on out and join us for stargazing on this weekday public night!

Fri, Jan 19, 2018


7:00-11:00pm

(sunset 5:21pm)

RASC Monthly Meeting

Monthly meeting of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada; all interested are welcome to attend!

Sat, Jan 27, 2018


7:00-9:00pm

(sunset 5:31)

Saturday Public Night

Come on out and join us for an evening of stargazing.

Mon, Feb 12, 2018


7:00-9:00pm

(sunset 5:52pm)

Weekday Public Night

Come on out and join us for stargazing on this weekday public night!

Fri, Feb 16, 2018


7:00-11:00pm

(sunset 5:58pm)

RASC Monthly Meeting

Monthly meeting of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada; all interested are welcome to attend!

Sat, Feb 24, 2018


7:00-9:00pm

(sunset 6:08)

Saturday Public Night

Come on out and join us for an evening of stargazing.

Mon, Mar 12, 2018


8:00-10:00pm

(sunset 7:28pm)

Weekday Public Night

Come on out and join us for stargazing on this weekday public night!

Fri, Mar 16, 2018


7:00-11:00pm

(sunset 7:33pm)

RASC Monthly Meeting

Monthly meeting of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada; all interested are welcome to attend!

Sat, Mar 31, 2018


8:00-10:00pm

(sunset 7:50)

Saturday Public Night

Come on out and join us for an evening of stargazing.

Mon, Apr 9, 2018


8:00-10:00pm

(sunset 8:01pm)

Weekday Public Night

Come on out and join us for stargazing on this weekday public night!

Fri, Apr 20, 2018


7:00-11:00pm

(sunset 8:13pm)

RASC Monthly Meeting

Monthly meeting of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada; all interested are welcome to attend!

 

Our weekly Summer Public Nights will start on Saturday, May 5, 2018.

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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