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BBC Stargazing Live

The Crewkerne and District Astronomical Society will be hosting two events as part of the BBC2 Stargazing Live programmes.

Event 1. ‘A tour of the winter skies’.

This is a chance to explore the winter skies with local astronomers and their telescopes. If sky conditions are unfavourable, there will be a presentation on astronomy with slides.

Date Sunday 9th January. Time 19:00. Venue The Avalon Marshes Centre (near Shapwick Reserve), Shapwick Road, Westhay, Glastonbury BA6 9TT (map)

Registration is required. Contact: ron@qubit.myzen.co.uk or 01278 722518

Event 2 ‘An introduction to stargazing’

There will be an illustrated talk on astronomy followed by a chance to observe the night sky weather permitting. Suitable from age 8. No equipment or previous experience necessary. Warm clothing essential for observing. Booking essential. Under 18 to be accompanied by an adult. Adults £1 Children free. Use nearby public car park.

Date Wednesday 12 January. Time 19:30-21:00. Venue St Bartholomew’s Church Hall, Abbey Street, Crewkerne TA18 7HY (map)

Registration required. Contact mikekholland@yahoo.co.uk or 07833 478419.


This entry was posted on Sunday, January 2nd, 2011 at 8:41 pm.

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