Perseids Open Observation with EAARO

Tuesday 13th August 2019 from 20:30pm to Wednesday 14th August 2019 03:00am

EAARO Space Operations Centre

Building 3055 Alconbury Weald Enterprise Park, Alconbury, PE28 4XA


Members of the public are invited to an open observation at EAARO's space operations centre and observe the Perseids meteor storm during its peak period. Feel free to drop in any time from 8.30pm and enjoy this rare opportunity to experience a live radio astronomy observation. This event is free of charge with bookings being taken via Eventbrite.

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This event is being organised by East Anglian Astrophysical Research Organisation 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!


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