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Bowles telescope arrives at Cronyn Observatory

The Meade telescope from the Estate of the late Dr. Jane Bowles

The Estate of the late Dr. Jane Bowles of Western's Biology Department has donated her Meade 20cm. telescope to Cronyn Observatory.

Brian Dalrymple, of the Physics and Astronomy machine shop  designed,  crafted, and mounted a commemorative plaque onto the tube of the telescope.

This week, the telescope arrived at its new home, The Hume Cronyn Memorial Observatory, and will used in the public programs that are hosted by the Physics and Astronomy Department.

The commemorative plaque on the Meade telescope from the Estate of the late Dr. Jane Bowles