Brace yourself for Asteroid Day at WesternOn June 30, you can hold a meteorite in your hand, learn about the thrill and the threat of asteroids and observe the sun through a special solar telescope during Asteroid Day at Western University.
The free public event homes in on the unique expertise of Western’s Centre for Planetary Science and
The afternoon will include talks by
WHAT: Asteroid Day at Western, by the Department of Physics and Astronomy and the Centre for Planetary Science and Exploration
WHEN: Friday, June 30, 2 – 5 p.m.
WHERE: Hume Cronyn Memorial Observatory at Western University
ACTIVITIES TO NOTE: Fascinating talks by meteorite and asteroid experts, impact-crater activity, meteorite/terrestrial rock analysis, solar observations through a solar telescope. All free to the public.
FOR MORE: http://cpsx.uwo.ca/outreach/public_events/asteroid_day.html
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