Astrocampus Open Evenings
Join us for a tour of the Astrocampus: Explore our observatories and discover the wonders of the night sky - whatever the weather! With clear skies, enjoy using our telescopes, and if the weather lets us down investigate how telescopes work and find out more about our Universe.
These events go ahead whatever the weather, so please ensure that you wrap up warm for those not so pleasant nights! The events are designed to be suitable for all ages.
Please meet at the Astrocampus of the University of York. Parking is available in the Campus West car park (pay and display until 6pm). A map is available here and the Astrocampus is labelled 'Observatory'. Acess is from the cycle path behind the sports centre and the Astrocampus can be contacted on the night on 01904 322249 and prior to the evening on 01904 322209.
If you would like to be added to our mailing list to be informed when new dates become available, please visit http://www.york.ac.uk/astrocampus.
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Astrocampus, University of York
Bringing the mysteries of space closer to home:
Come and explore the wonders of the Universe at the Astrocampus, the University of York’s observatory. With a wide range of telescopes and space-themed activities for all ages, the site is open to groups and individuals throughout the year.