Family Stargazing at Dunstable Downs

Tuesday 12th February 2019 from 17:00pm to 20:00pm

Dunstable Downs Chilterns Gateway Centre

Whipsnade Road, Dunstable, Bedforshire, LU6 2GY


Description

Enjoy a family stargazing evening including planetarium, pop-corn, alien-hunting and space games! This year there will be introducing a new programme in a larger planetarium and telescopes with Dark Sky Wales and UK Astronomy. Event runs on both Tuesday 12th and Wednesday 13th February.

- 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 National Trust 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 National Trust 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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