The Astronomical Unit


Start Stargazing

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? Thursdays, 7:00 -9:00 pm, weekly from January 9th, 2020 for 4 weeks. (Jan 9, 16, 23, 30)

Course Fee: £38

Booking (which is handled by Moors Valley) is essential, as places are limited.

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