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Land O’ Lakes Speakers’ Forum

September 25, 2024
Cost: Free
Type of Event: For Families, For Adults, For Business, Unspoiled Summer

The Land O’ Lakes Speakers’ Forum is a joint project between the Cloyne and District Historical Society and the Land O’ Lakes Lions Club.
September 25th, Dr. Gary Colwell, Astronomer
Dr. Gary Colwell is an accomplished Amateur Astronomer with 58 years of experience. In 1973, he received the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada Award for his research on Comet Kohoutek. Gary has twice been the President of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada Hamilton Centre, and is currently the President of the North Frontenac Amateur Astronomy Club. Gary played a key role in developing the North Frontenac Dark Sky Preserve and has built two Observatories on the Preserve, each housing a 16” and 14” telescope, which he has refurbished. Gary is a sought-after lecturer in astronomy and astrophotography, presenting at “Starfest”, the largest Star Party in Canada, and various RASC Centre’s.

Special Notice

Everyone welcome. Free parking and refreshments. Doors open at 6:30 with presentation at 7 pm – 8:30 pm

Contact Details

12 Firehall Road, Northbrook
Tel: 613-336-3211
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