Exploring the Stars & Public Nights @Cronyn Observatory, March 25—28, 2019

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Exploring the Stars & Public Nights @Cronyn Observatory, March 25—28, 2019

Post by Robert Duff » March 13th, 2019, 5:37 pm

Hello All,

The following is a schedule of upcoming events, March 25th—28th, 2019, at Western University’s Cronyn Observatory, for which the RASC London Centre volunteers are invited to assist by setting up amateur telescopes.

I have left out the names of the groups, since they are not on the Exploring the Stars Calendar.
The schedule is as follows:

Event: Weekday Public Night @ Cronyn Observatory
Date: Monday, March 25th, 2019
Time: 8:00—10:00 p.m.

Event: Exploring the Stars @ Cronyn Observatory
Date: Tuesday, March 26th, 2019
Time: 7:00—9:00 p.m.

Event: Exploring the Stars @ Cronyn Observatory
Date: Wednesday, March 27th, 2019
Time: 7:15—8:45 p.m.

Event: Exploring the Stars @ Cronyn Observatory
Date: Thursday, March 28th, 2019
Time: 7:00—9:00 p.m.

Parking is available in the Alumni / Thompson Parking Lot beside the Cronyn Observatory, Monday—Thursday, at $1.50 per half-hour, with a flat rate of $21.00 after 2 hours.

Parking in Huron Flats Lot is at $1.50 per half-hour to a maximum of $12.00 for the day at 4 hours.

There is also weekday FREE complimentary parking after 4:00 p.m. in the Elborn College Parking Lot on the west side of Western Road just north of Sarnia Road. (However, DO NOT park in the Ivey Business School lot in front of the Ivey Business School.)

For more information visit the Web site for Western University Parking and Visitors Services. Attended Parking Lots. https://www.uwo.ca/parking/find/visitor/attended.html

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Re: Exploring the Stars & Public Nights @Cronyn Observatory, March 25—28, 2019

Post by Mohammed » March 25th, 2019, 11:21 pm

Such a clear night and an amazing crowd.. We did a lot of objects including Orion Nebula, Pleaides, Bode's galaxy, Cigar galaxy, and few other stars.
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Re: Exploring the Stars & Public Nights @Cronyn Observatory, March 25—28, 2019

Post by darmstrong » March 26th, 2019, 2:17 am

Looks like you had a good crowd!

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Re: Exploring the Stars & Public Nights @Cronyn Observatory, March 25—28, 2019

Post by HenryL » March 26th, 2019, 10:12 am

That's awesome! I really like the photos too. I hope that you warned (and apologized) to the people in the dark when you used flash. ;)

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Re: Exploring the Stars & Public Nights @Cronyn Observatory, March 25—28, 2019

Post by Everett » March 26th, 2019, 12:33 pm

Over 100 people showed up
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Re: Exploring the Stars & Public Nights @Cronyn Observatory, March 25—28, 2019

Post by Robert Duff » March 26th, 2019, 2:23 pm

Hello Mohammed,

Thank you for posting the pictures.

It really was a great night with very clear skies.

I counted 104 visitors.

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