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 for the Summer Public Nights; follow us on Twitter or Facebook for updates and last-minute changes or cancellations.

Upcoming Events:

Fri, Jul 19, 2019


7:30-9:30pm

(sunset 9:08pm)

RASC Monthly Meeting

Monthly meeting of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada.

Presentation: Our guest of honour is Tanmaye Vyas who will talk about "Space: Then. Now and Beyond".

All interested are welcome to attend!

Sat, Jul 20, 2019


5:00-11:00pm

(sunset 8:58pm)

Moon Landing 50th Anniversary & Summer Public Night

Note the earlier than usual start time of this event!

Today we present a special program to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing.

Click here for a detailed program.

Sat, Jul 27, 2019


5:30-11:00pm

(sunset 8:52pm)

Summer Public Night

Come on out and join us for an evening of stargazing. Jupiter and Saturn will be beautiful sights in our telescopes. We will begin with a presentation.

Presentation Title: Astrophotography for anyone with a cell phone

Sat, Aug 3, 2019


8:30-11:00pm

(sunset 8:44pm)

Summer Public Night

Come on out and join us for an evening of stargazing. Tonight we will get good views of Jupiter and Saturn! We will begin with a presentation.

Presentation Title: How the faintest stars are the future.

Sat, Aug 10, 2019


8:30-11:00pm

(sunset 8:35pm)

Summer Public Night

Come on out and join us for an evening of stargazing. The Moon, Jupiter and Saturn will be beautiful sights in our telescopes.

Presentation Title: Probing the Perseids

 

Follow the links below for more information about:

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

"explorethestars |at| gmail |dot| com".

For general enquiries or questions about the observatory and private nights, please contact;
"cronyn |at| uwo |dot| ca"
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