The Astronomical Unit


Start Stargazing

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If you would like to be informed when the next course is confirmed (probably Autumn 2017), please click here

This course is run in conjunction with Moors Valley Country Park

Who is it for? Anybody with an interest in stargazing who would like to find out more and to be guided around the night sky. No experience or equipment is required or expected but, if you have binoculars or a telescope, please do bring them.

What is covered? This course covers: The choice and use of observing equipment; the Solar System; Deep Sky Objects (galaxies, nebulae, star clusters). Sessions will be part indoor presentation and (weather permitting) part observing. (See below for detailed content.)

Where? Moors Valley Country Park, Horton Road, Ashley Heath, Dorset, BH24 2ET.

When? Mondays, 7:00 -9:00 pm, weekly from January 16th, 2017 for 4 weeks. (Jan 16, 23, 30, Feb 6)

Course Fee: £32

Booking is essential, as places are limited. It is now open for the Jan 2017 course. Please click here to do so.

If you have any queries about the course content, prior to booking, please either telephone me on 01425 650713 or to email me using your default email client. (NB: You cannot book on this telephone number or email address.)

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