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Family Astronomy

Family Astronomy

Kielder Observatory

Fri 25th Apr 2014 to Sat 26th Apr 2014

5:00pm to 6:30pm

Family astronomy at Kielder Observatory: what's it all about?

Well, the skies, the Universe and what’s in it!

Tonight you sit back, relax and listen to your kids amaze you! Watch their faces as they get more and more interested in the topic as we whizz them through the Universe at breakneck speed, with stunning visuals and the famed Kielder Observatory delivery team. They will be absorbed!

Following the interactive talks, you will all enjoy a tour of the observatory and the telescopes. After the interactive talk, you will enjoy a tour of the observatory.

The dark skies are here even at this early time! So, we will open the telescopes so you can peer into space at objects like the Milky Way, galaxies, nebulae and star clusters.  

A great introduction to the Universe – and all before dinner... !

Use of the telescopes for viewing is only possible when we have clear skies.
Events go ahead in all weather conditions except where roads are impassible due to snow.
We do not issue tickets, full details are provided when you book your seats.

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