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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:

Sat, May 5, 2018


(sunset 8:30pm)

Summer Public Night

Presentation title: The Periglacial Landscape of Mars: a Climate History from an Earth Spectacle

Sat, May 12, 2018


(sunset 8:38pm)

Summer Public Night

Presentation title: Asteroid Mining

Sat, May 19, 2018


(sunset 8:45pm)

Summer Public Night - Special Event

Opening of the W.G. Colgrove exhibit in the basement of the observatory

Presentation title: W.G. Colgrove: Astronomical Model-Maker Extraordinaire

Sat, May 26, 2018


(sunset 8:52pm)

Summer Public Night

Presentation title: NASA's New Horizons Mission to Pluto


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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