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Perseids Meteor Shower Summer 2014

Submitted by lesholme on Tue, 08/12/2014 - 3:20pm.

The Perseid Meteor shower began on July 13 and will end around August 26.

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PHYS 598/599 Registration

Submitted by wilsoc on Mon, 08/11/2014 - 11:59am.

Instructions available on registering in research thesis courses.

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Sky and Telescope article

Submitted by lesholme on Wed, 06/04/2014 - 7:57am.

Rachid Ouyed is the head of the Quark Nova Project

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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.

Upcoming RAO Events

Upcoming Events

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    Aug 28 2014 - 11:00pm
    Rothney Astrophysical Observatory
    Phil Langill The three moonless nights in August offer a rare opportunity to observe the dark sky in search of nebula, distant galaxies and star systems. Join the research astronomers and learn more about what goes on at the observatory after dark.

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