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Booking is now open for the November 2014 course.


Alternatively, I am running a 5-week Beginners Astronomy course in Fordingbridge, starting 01 October 2014. Please click here for more details.


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? Mon 7:00 - 9:00pm, weekly from 3rd - 24th Nov 2014, Feb/Mar 2015 (dates TBC), Nov 2015 (dates TBC)

Booking is essential, as places are limited. It is now open for the November 2014 course.

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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