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Open House at the Rothney Astrophysical Observatory

Here Comes the Sun: Solar Observing at the RAO

Speaker: Phil Langill, University of Calgary


Dr. Langill will discuss the latest in solar research and also the observations made with the RAO's solar research telescopes.

In the sky – The longest day of the year marks the first day of summer. Saturn will be visible overhead as the summer constellations slowly rising throughout the evening.

Outdoor observing - dress for cool weather (boots, hat).

Admission: $20 per car OR $10 per person on a drop in basis.

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  • karla k.

    LOVED the evening. The lecture was spoken in practical terms. I took my visiting son from California, and we cant wait to go back again.

    July 21, 2013

  • Janet

    will be a bit late, just found out about you, on my way :)

    July 20, 2013

  • Christopher

    Sounds like it will be a traffic jam..

    1 · July 19, 2013

  • Roland D.

    Sorry to miss this one. :-(
    Will be in Waterton doing public astronomy there. :-)

    July 18, 2013

  • Heather L.


    July 17, 2013

  • Robert N.

    Well, My Church has re-organized and we have about 40 person that will be visiting RAO!! I'll be bring in my scope just in case! See you all there!

    July 17, 2013

  • Sean L.

    Sad to miss this one!

    July 11, 2013

  • Alan D.

    Can't make it this month as I'm off to Winnipeg that weekend. I should be at the August Milky Way Nights.

    July 8, 2013

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