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19.09.2014 19:00
Fanshawe College, London, ON
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17.10.2014 19:00
Fanshawe College, London, ON
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21.11.2014 19:00
Fanshawe College, London, ON
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19.12.2014 19:00
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Cronyn Observatory Public Night, Saturday, August 23rd, 2014

Clear skies enticed a good crowd to the Cronyn Observatory; however, as dusk set in fast-moving clouds from the northeast almost completely obscured the sky for about an hour. It was only towards 10:00 p.m. that the clouds dissipated, finally allowing an unobstructed view of a fairly transparent, clear sky with good seeing.

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Cronyn Observatory Public Night, Saturday, August 16th, 2014

Cloudy skies and rain greeted visitors to Western University’s Cronyn Observatory Summer Public Night, Saturday, August 16th, 2014, 8:30 p.m. Postdoctoral fellow David Stock made his digital slide presentation “Telescopes in Space” and fielded questions. Graduate student Matt Shannon was crowd manager. There were 27 visitors for the slide lecture, counted around 8:52 p.m., with 4 more arrivals around 10:27 p.m., for a total of 31 visitors for the evening.

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Cronyn Observatory Public Night, Saturday, August 9th, 2014

Clear skies greeted visitors to Western University’s Cronyn Observatory Summer Public Night, Saturday, August 9th, 2014, 8:30 p.m. Graduate student Laura Lenkic made 3 presentations of her digital slide presentation “The Perseid Meteor Shower; Plus: The Russian Meteor of February 2013”.  Undergraduate student Nathalie Thibert was crowd manager and counted visitors, there being 60 people at the beginning of the first slide presentation, some 90 people by 9:15 p.m., and an estimated total of 172 visitors by 10:35 p.m.

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