Event ID:  11693
Contact Name:  Parshati Patel
Contact Email:  cpsxoutreach@uwo.ca
Contact Phone:  5196612111 ex 88508
Organization:  Western University
Event Web Site:  http://cpsx.uwo.ca/outreach/public_events/international_observe_the_moon_night.html
Dates:  8th October 2016 to 8th October 2016
Type:  Public
Country:  Canada
State/Province:  Ontario
City:  London
Location:  Hume Cronyn Memorial Observatory
Event Name:  Observe the Moon Night
Event Description:  Join us at the Hume Cronyn Memorial Observatory for International Observe the Moon Night and World Space Week. For the seventh year, the Centre for Planetary Science and Exploration (CPSX), in partnership with the Department of Physics & Astronomy, the Canadian Lunar Research Network (CLRN), the Planetary Society-London Chapter and the London Chapter of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada (RASC) will be hosting an event as part of the International Observe the Moon night. There will be fun activities for space enthusiasts of all ages -- kids, adults, and everyone in between! Event Details: Date: Saturday, October 8, 2016 Time: 5:00 - 10:00 PM (come and go as you please; entrance is free) Location: The Hume Cronyn Memorial Observatory (search for "Cronyn" on this interactive google map). Parking information can be found here. Social Media: Share your images with us using #WesternU and #observethemoon hashtags. Activities: Observe the Moon through the Cronyn Observatory's main 10 inch refractor and other telescopes Public Talks: Dr. Catherine Neish "My Favourite Moons" Dr. Phil Stooke "The Voyages of Apollo" Impact Cratering demonstration Eclipse & Moon Phases activity Hold Lunar Meteorites in your own hands Arts and Crafts for kids Raffle
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