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Western University offers chance to ‘take a boo’ at the moon

Those attending will be able to learn about other moons in our Solar System.
Those attending will be able to learn about other moons in our Solar System.

Just before Halloween, the International Observe the Moon Night is back for another year.

To celebrate, Western University’s Hume Cronyn Memorial Observatory will be hosting a series of activities as well as an opportunity to “take a boo” at the moon.

Participants will be able to search for aliens and zombies on the moon through the Observatory’s 10-inch telescope.

CSI-Moon investigator, Dr. Phil Stooke, will also be teaching about the process of uncovering mysterious lunar crash sites.

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The event will also feature talks from several lunar experts.

Hands-on activities include spooky moon puzzles, model rockets and edible rocks as well as arts and crafts for children.

The event runs Saturday, Oct. 28, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Hume Cronyn Memorial Observatory at Western University.

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