International Observe the Moon Night

a picture if the moon 

Join us at the Hume Cronyn Memorial Observatory to celebrate International Observe the Moon Night. For the tenth year, Western Space, in partnership with the Department of Physics & Astronomy, the Canadian Lunar Research Network 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!

International Observe the Moon Night (InOMN) is an annual worldwide public event that encourages observation, appreciation, and understanding of our Moon and its connection to NASA planetary science and exploration. 

Event Details:

Date: Saturday, October 5, 2019

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.


Observe the Moon through the Cronyn Observatory's main 10 inch refractor and other telescopes

Public Talks (7:00 PM)

Moon Trivia (7:30 PM)

Raffle Draw (8:00 PM)

Various Moon themed hands-on activities (5:00 to 9:00 PM)