Category Archives: Astronomy News

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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Last Open House until September

This Thursday, April 2 will be the last open house until September, 2015! The evening begins with a show in the planetarium followed by a tour/observing through the Ewen 40-cm telescope (weather permitting). The planetarium is located in University College, … Continue reading

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Open Houses Starting September 4!

Starting September 4, 2014, we are beginning to offer 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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