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Exploring the Stars, Student Group, October 21st, 2014

Cloudy skies and damp weather greeted a “Student group” of 6 Western University students to the Cronyn Observatory for Exploring the Stars, Tuesday, October 21st, 2014, 7:00 p.m. Graduate student Shannon Hicks made the digital slide presentation “Extra Solar Planets” and answered questions. Shannon then invited the group up to the table set up at the front of the lecture room for the activity “Kitchen Comet”, making a comet out of dry ice and other materials.

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Exploring the Stars, Canadian Association for Girls in Science, October 16th, 2014

Cloudy, later partly clearing skies greeted 30 visitors (19 children and 11 adults) from the Canadian Association for Girls in Science, Matthews Hall School, for Exploring the Stars at the Cronyn Observatory, Thursday, October 16th, 2014, 7:00 p.m. Graduate student Tony Martinez made the digital slide presentation "Extra Solar Planets" and used the "Transit Demonstration" model—a kind of extra-solar planet orrery—to show how a planetary transit in front of another star could be observed.

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Exploring the Stars, 59th Beaver Scouts, October 15th, 2014

Clear skies with a few clouds greeted 23 visitors from the 59th Beaver Scouts (including 6 Beavers, 8 other children and 9 adults) for Exploring the Stars at the Cronyn Observatory, Wednesday, October 15th, 2014, 6:00 p.m. Graduate student Shannon Hicks made the digital slide presentation “Our Solar System”.  RASC London Centre was represented by Tricia Colvin, Mark Tovey and Bob Duff.

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