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Photo of Orion Starblast 4.5 reflector telescope

The Telescope is an Orion Starblast 4.5 Reflector Telescope – it is a fully functioning telescope, designed with the beginning astronomer in mind. 

7-day loan, holds allowed

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Scan, edit and print your photos, slides and documents using our image scanning workstation. Includes a photo printer and scanner. There is a charge for printing on photo paper. 

Music keyboard
Ruth E. Dickinson

A workstation for creating and editing MIDI music including a keyboard, headphones and a Mac Pro with editing software. Please checkout the computer keyboard and headphones before your booking. 

Nepean Centrepointe

Archive and preserve artifacts, products and items as color 3D data and scan objects.


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Meridian Theatres @ Centrepointe, 101 Centrepointe Drive.

Saturday Feb 1, 2020 at 2:00pm

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Bistro Marcil Lavallée - La Nouvelle Scène, 333 Avenue King Edward

Tuesday Jan 21, 2020 at 5:00pm

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Thursday Jan 23, 2020 at 3:30pm

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Saturday Feb 8, 2020 at 1:30pm

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Saturday Feb 15, 2020 at 11:00am

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Ruth E. Dickinson

Saturday Feb 15, 2020 at 2:00pm

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Saturday Feb 22, 2020 at 10:30am

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Saturday Feb 22, 2020 at 2:00pm


Friday Jan 17, 2020 at 11:00am / until May 29, 2020


Friday Jan 17, 2020 at 1:30pm / until Mar 27, 2020