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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, Apr 17, 2020


(sunset 8:10pm)

RASC Monthly Meeting

Monthly meeting of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada: Due to the COVID-19 public health issue, the RASC London Centre is hosting an online meeting using the Zoom Meeting platform. All interested are welcome to attend online!

Presentation: "Electronically Assisted Astronomy for Public Outreach" by Guest of Honour François van Heerdan.


Instructions for joining the Zoom meeting:

Join the Zoom Meeting 5 – 10 minutes before the scheduled start time here. [Note: This link will help you install the Zoom software application. If you already have the Zoom software installed, start the program and enter the meeting ID.]

Login / Meeting ID: 719 353 982

If your computer has video, the Zoom software can activate it to allow you to video conference. If your computer has a microphone you can enable it to talk. However, if your computer does not have a microphone, you can connect via audio using any of the following phone numbers.


One tap mobile: +16475580588,,719353982# (Canada); +17789072071,,719353982# (Canada)


Dial by your location: +1 647 558 0588 (Canada); +1 778 907 2071 (Canada); +1 438 809 7799 (Canada); +1 587 328 1099 (Canada); +1 647 374 4685 (Canada)

Enter Meeting ID: 719 353 982

Find your local number here.


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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