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Wednesday, October 4, 2017 — 7:30 PM EDT

Gustav Bakos observatory interior, in red lightCome visit the observatory during the October public tour!

  • Presentation at 7:30 PM in PHY 150
  • Telescope viewing at 8:00 PM (access from 3rd floor of PHY)

The Observatory is open for public tours, usually on the first Wednesday of each month, offering a chance to look through the university's telescope. This will be preceded by a short talk on astronomy (around 30 minutes) plus an opportunity to ask questions, followed by a tour of the dome. In the event of bad weather, the observing will not be possible, but the talk and tour of facilities will go ahead. [No optical telescope on Earth can see through cloud - if it's too cloudy to see stars with the unaided eye (or the Sun earlier in the day), then we won't be able to see stars through the telescope.]

Will it be clear tonight? Astronomical forecast

Cost 
only that of parking
Location 
PHY - Physics
150
200 University Avenue West
Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1
Canada

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