Bayfordbury Observatory Open Evening

Friday 16th February 2018 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. 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!


Bookings

Please contact Bayfordbury Observatory directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.

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Location light pollution

This location is estimated to have light pollution levels similar to a suburban setting based on satellite data from CPRE.

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