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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, you should mark your calendars for:


More information on the Solar Eclipse Event at the Western University coming up soon.


Below is the schedule for the next month.

Upcoming Events:

Sat, Jul 29, 2017


8:30--11:00pm

(sunset: 8:49pm)

Summer Public Night

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

Presentation: New Horizons: A New Look at Pluto
In the sky: Moon, Saturn, Jupiter

Sat, Aug 5, 2017


8:30--11:00pm

(sunset: 8:41pm)

Summer Public Night

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

Presentation: Tight Families: Compact Galaxy Groups
In the sky: Moon, Saturn, Jupiter

Sat, Aug 12, 2017


8:30--11:00pm

(sunset: 8:31pm)

Summer Public Night

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

Presentation: The Solar Eclipse of August 21, 2017
In the sky: Perseids, Saturn

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 World's
In the sky: Saturn

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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