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Introduction to Stargazing at St Aidan's

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RSPB St Aidan's Nature Park

Astley Lane

Great Preston

Leeds

LS26 8AL

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Join RSPB & WADAS (Wakefield and District Astronomical Society) under the stars for an evening of astronomy at St Aidan’s.

After an introduction to stargazing, we will take you on an interactive tour of the night sky over the nature park.

Experts will be able to point out amazing astronomical features such as planets, constellations, galaxies, star clusters and nebula, plus a close up of the moon.

Timed right, we’ll all get a glimpse of the Passing satellites such as the International Space Station and Iridium flares.

There will be a range of telescope types, binoculars and optical equipment so you can compare the views through each. There’s also an opportunity to get your questions answered and receive hands on advice.

Booking essential, includes a free hot drink to keep warm beneath the stars.

Note: In the case of cloud or bad weather, we will be able to explore wildlife in the sky at night around St Aidan’s. There will also be an indoor display of telescopes along with an explanation of the different types available, followed by presentations on ‘An Introduction to Stargazing’ and ‘Basic Astrophotography’, with room for Q&A.

In partnership with Wakefield and District Astronomical Society (WADAS)

Website http://www.wakefieldastronomysociety.co.uk

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RSPB St Aidan's Nature Park

Astley Lane

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LS26 8AL

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