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Hands-on Experience in Astrophysics

Submitted by lesholme on Tue, 11/25/2014 - 8:00am.

Students in ASPH 307 have the opportunity to work with research-grade instruments.

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Canada's Connection to Philae

Submitted by lesholme on Mon, 11/17/2014 - 8:57am.

on Wednesday, November 12, 2014, the lander, Philae, actually touched down (several times) on a comet and almost immediately began sending data back to ESA.

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Pop-up Observatory Success!

Submitted by lesholme on Mon, 10/27/2014 - 7:46am.

ON Thursday, October 23rd, The Rothney Astrophysical Observatory set up camp in Green Space #7 on UofC Campus to

bring the Partial Solar Eclipse safely to those interested in observing it!

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The Rothney Astrophysical Observatory

The Rothney Astrophysical Observatory is a principal teaching and research facility of the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Calgary.

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