Category Archives: Astronomy News

Summer 2019 Open Houses

The Open Houses will continue on the last Wednesday of every month throughout the spring and summer of 2019.  All Open Houses will begin at 7:00 pm and take place in room 240 University College.  Weather permitting, there will be … Continue reading

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Winter 2019 Open Houses

Winter 2019 Open Houses The Astronomy Open Houses will resume January 2019 and continue throughout the winter and spring.  The Open Houses will be help at 7:00 pm on the last Wednesday of each month from January to April, inclusive. Please … Continue reading

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Fall Term Open Houses

The Astronomy Open Houses will continue throughout the fall.  The Open Houses will be help at 7:00 pm on the last Wednesday of each month from September from November, inclusive. Please note that due to the planetarium itself being under renovation … Continue reading

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Summer 2018 Open Houses

The Astronomy Open Houses will continue throughout the summer.  Since the sunset occurs prohibitively late, the Open Houses will be help at 7:00 pm on the last Wednesday of each month until September. Please note that due to the planetarium … Continue reading

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Lockhart Planetarium – Maintenance

The Lockhart Planetarium will be shut down until further notice for maintenance and upgrades.  Open Houses will be suspended for the time being. Updates will be posted as they become available. We thank you for your patience.

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The Ancient Sky: Stories Set in Stars

The Department of Physics & Astronomy and the Department of Classics are excited to present The Ancient Sky: Sotries Set in Stars. Come learn how the ancient Greeks and Romans combined mythology and astronomy. This event is free and open … Continue reading

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Open houses to resume during Fall 2016

Our monthly open houses will resume in the Fall 2016 Term and will take place during the last Wednesday of every month (starting Sep. 28). Watch this page for future announcements! There will be No Planetarium Open House on February … Continue reading

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Cosmographica showcases Astronomical Imagery

The RASC Winnipeg Centre is presenting an exhibition of members’ astronomical images in the Blankstein Art Gallery of the Millennium Public Library from September 3 – 29. Featured among them are images from the University of Manitoba’s Astronomy Group.

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The 2015 Lunar Eclipse of September 27/28

There will be a total lunar eclipse on Sunday evening, September 27.

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Open Houses for the 2015/16 Season start September 10!

Starting September 10, 2015, we are begin a new season of open houses at our Observatory and Planetarium. These will be held on the first Thursday of every month, rain or shine. See the information page for more details!

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