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 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 Coats Observatory 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!


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