Astronomy For Fun Stargazing Live 2017

Saturday 1st April 2017 from 18:00pm to 22:00pm

Daventry Town Hall

3 New Street, Daventry, NN11 4BT


This public stargazing event has been organised in conjunction with BBC Stargazing Live 2017 by the social astronomy group Astronomy For Fun. Activities include a live link up to Australia (where Stargazing Live is being broadcast from), a talk by the excellent Ross Hockham from UK Astronomy, virtual reality headsets to explore the Universe (wow!) and of course telescopes to look through should the weather allow. Refreshments also available including cake -- if all that hasn't encouraged you to go along we're not sure what will! For more information message the Astronomy For Fun group on their Facebook page (link below).

- Event includes an astronomy related presentation or talk.

- Event will involve stargazing and observing the skies through telescopes weather permitting


This event is being organised by Astronomy For Fun who should be contacted if you have any queries. We highly recommend you confirm this event is indeed going ahead before travelling. If you do attend it would be fantastic if you could let the organiser know you found them via Go Stargazing!


Please contact Astronomy For Fun directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.

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