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Drop in Observing at the Rothney Astrophysical Observatory

Week-night informal observing session at the University of Calgary's Rothney Astrophysical Observatory. Unlike the Saturday night open house events where there are indoor talks, if it is cloudy, there won't be any alternative programming - it's really about stargazing. Dress warmly (hats and boots).

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  • Raha

    It was a gorgeous clear sky. Thanks to Roland for helping to lock the scope to view the PANSTARR comet which was the best event of the night for me...good crowd...a great night to watch the stars and learn from the experts. Thanks to all those who shared their knowledge.

    March 29, 2013

  • Robert N.

    Surprisely, many public show up!! I believe warm weather helped a lot!! Enjoyed a lot, although I was not that big help to explain about the stars..... Well, I guess I 'll learn eventually! :-)

    2 · March 29, 2013

  • Robert N.

    Grrrrr... No tax...
    I mean...thanks

    March 25, 2013

  • Robert N.

    Tax Roland for the info!

    March 25, 2013

  • Roland D.

    If it's clear, we may be able to see Comet PanSTARRS from about 8:15 - 9:00 (times are approximate).

    March 24, 2013

  • Carol R.

    if im not too dogged I may come lol

    March 23, 2013

  • Robert N.

    Will be bring in my Nexstar 8i

    March 16, 2013

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