Keele Observatory Open Evening – BBC Stargazing Live 2017

Tuesday 28th March 2017 from 19:00pm to Thursday 30th March 2017 22:00pm

Keele Observatory

Keele University, Stoke-on-Trent, ST5 5BG


Description

The Keele Observatory is opening its doors to the public over a 3 day period to help celebrate BBC Stargazing Live 2017, this in addition to its regular Tuesday night open evenings.  Each day the observatory will be open during the daytime for solar observing from 12:30 to 13:30 and during the evenings from 19:00 to 22:00. If weather does not permit observing their will be shows in the planetarium.  The friendly and enthusiastic Keele Observatory Astronomers will be on hand to answer all for your questions. These events are free and no prior booking is required.

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


Organiser

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


Bookings

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

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