Heaton Park Astronomy Group Stargazing for Beginners

Thursday 9th January 2020 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

Heaton Park Bowls Pavilion - Prestwich

Heaton Park, Prestwich, M25 2GT


Description

If you got a new telescope for Christmas or you are struggling with the one you've got, we can help you set it up! We'll be having talks on what astronomy is all about, what there is to see and finding your way around the night sky. And, if it's a clear night, you’ll be able to look through the telescopes set up outside and we'll point out the constellations to you. Free, with voluntary donations for hot drinks and biscuits. Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult.

- 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 Heaton Park Astronomy Group 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 Heaton Park Astronomy Group directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.

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