Airdrie Library, Airdrie, ML6 0AG
Enjoy a warm welcome by astronomers from Airdrie Astronomical Association to this one of their regular November through to January Tuesday night public open evenings of the Airdrie Observatory.
updated 05/10/19 -- the first open evening of the observatory this Winter 2019 will be 12/11/19!
These events are ideal for beginners and anyone with an interest in astronomy -- the friendly and experienced volunteers proudly carrying on a long tradition of public engagement and teaching that dates back to when the observatory opened in 1896.
The event includes an astronomical presentation and observing through the observatory telescope, an impressive 6" Victorian refractor, which affords wonderful views of the planets and the moon.
Attending is free of charge and there is no need to book in advance (unless you are in a big group). A great idea for an early evening out with family and friends -- and you'll be supporting a fantastic facility (and people) too!
- Event includes an astronomy related presentation or talk.
- Event will involve stargazing and observing the skies through telescopes weather permitting
Please be aware that due to the Coronavirus it is likely that this event has been cancelled or postponed. If you are considering attending this event please double check with the event organiser directly to confirm. If this event is indeed affected the organisers will no doubt need your support in the future -- please do consider attending an event of theirs when possible! Thank you!
This event is being organised by Airdrie Astronomical Association 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!
This event is free of charge with no booking required, however if you are attending with a large group please contact the observatory to let them know.
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