Bayfordbury Observatory Open Evening

Friday 20th October 2017 from 18:00pm to 22:30pm

Bayfordbury Observatory

Lower Hatfield Road, Bayfordbury, SG13 8LD


Description

Meet the researchers at the University of Hertfordshire and enjoy their expert guidance as they demonstrate the workings of their seven optical telescopes and, weather permitting, looking through them! These evenings are split into two sessions with 18:00 - 20:30 designed mostly for children under 15 and 20:30 - 22:30 for adults. There will also be astronomical themed talks and opportunity to have a tour of the night sky in their planetarium making this event all weather compatible! Suitable for all ages, small entrance fee, booking required in advance.

- Event includes an astronomy related presentation or talk.

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


Organiser

This event is being organised by Bayfordbury Observatory who should be contacted if you have any queries. Please confirm this event is indeed going ahead before travelling.


Bookings

The event organiser (Bayfordbury Observatory) is dealing with all bookings for this event, please visit their website for more details.

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Event weather

20/10/17
19:00
12°
5%
20/10/17
22:00
13°
14%
21/10/17
01:00
13°
91%
Weather forecast for Hertford (1.75 miles away) updated 19/10/17 at 20:01.

Location light pollution

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