Edinburgh Observatory Open Evening (Winter)

Friday 20th October 2017 from 18:30pm to 21:00pm

Edinburgh Royal Observatory

Blackford Hill, Edinburgh, EH9 3HJ


Description

This event is one of many regular public open evenings at the The Royal Observatory in Edinburgh which take place all year round. Find our more about the historic contributions the observatory has made with a team of astronomers who will help you find your way around the night sky. Included is a tour of the Victorian telescope dome and when the weather allows you'll be able to look through the observatory telescopes. These events go ahead no matter the weather with alternative activities offered. Prior booking is essential.

- 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 Edinburgh Royal 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 Edinburgh Royal 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 urban setting based on satellite data from CPRE.

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