Farewell Cassini! See the planet Saturn…

Friday 15th September 2017 from 19:30pm to 20:00pm

Coats Observatory

Paisley Museum, Paisley, PA1 2BA


Description

This special event is in tribute to the Cassini space probe which has been exploring Saturn for over a decade and whose mission comes to an end on this day.  Members of Renfrewshire Astronomical Society and Coats Observatory will give a short presentation before observing the majestic ringed planet.  Free admission and suitable for children who will no doubt be amazed at seeing this planet through a telescope.

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

- Event includes an astronomy related presentation or talk.


Organiser

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


Bookings

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

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