Last quarter 6:58pm
Springwater Conservation Area, 8079 Springwater Road, Aylmer, ON
Star Party at Springwater Conservation Area
New moon 3:56pm
Fingal Conservation Area, Fingal Line, Fingal, ON
Steaks and Stars with David Levy
Camp Sylvan, 531 Windermere Road, London ON
Astronomy talk and Star Party at Camp Sylvan for the Northbray Public School
David H. Levy will be joining us for an evening under the stars. Burgers and sausages will be on the grill. We need salads and desserts. Bring an extra lawn chair just in case someone doesn't have one. Bring your telescope and setup on the pad.
Should it be raining we will move indoors at the International Order of Odd Fellows hall in Shedden which is on the NW corner of Hwy 3 and Union road. Limited parking at the hall but we can use the public parking lot on the NE corner.
Please RSVP on the Forums if you would like to attend.
The RASC Hamilton Centre is excited to present the 1st Annual Canadian Astronomy Telescope show on May 25/26 at the Sheridan College Athletics Centre in Oakville. Featuring door prizes, raffles, workshops, and more! Check out the AstroCats web site for full details.
The London Centre of the RASC is proud to continue our support of the Cronyn Observatory Saturday Evening Open Houses. The summer hours are beginning on Saturday, May 4th, and will continue every Saturday until August 31st. Time: 8:30—11:00 p.m. Please vist the Hume Cronyn Observatory website for more information.
Sky and Telescope's "Pocket Sky-Atlas" is a wonderful resource for all amateur astronomers. These challenges are designed for spicing up your observing.
Sky and Telescope Magazine's "Pocket Sky Atlas" has found a place in the tool kit of many amateur astronomers. The convenient size makes it easy to use at the telescope without requiring a separate chart table.
Partly cloudy skies greeted visitors to the Cronyn Observatory Open House, Saturday, May 18th, 2013, 8:30 p.m. Graduate student Tyler Desjardins made the first of 2 digital slide presentations, “The Lives of Galaxies” to a small number of visitors while faculty member Dr. John de Bruyn took charge of the big 25.4cm refractor in the dome.Read more...
Cloudy skies and, later, rain, greeted 10 visitors (8 adults and 2 children) to the Cronyn Observatory Open House, Saturday, May 11th, 2013, 8:30—11:00 p.m. Graduate student Jessie Silaj made her digital slide presentation, “The Moons of Jupiter,” twice during the course of the evening, to groups of visitors.Read more...
Clear skies with some hazy clouds greeted visitors to the first Saturday evening Summer Open House at the Cronyn Observatory, May 4th, 2013, 8:30—11:00 p.m. Graduate student Parshati Patel made her digital slide presentation, “Eta Aquarids: Shooting Stars from Halley’s Comet,” 3 times during the course of the evening, to groups of visitors.Read more...