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Observatory Open Evening - Moor Park - Preston - 7.30pm - 9.30pm - 21/11/19

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~In just over a month we will experience the shortest day, a moment when the days will gradually  get lighter. Just imagine what the night sky will look like, the countless billions of stars circulating around the moon.

Prior to that day comes an event which will prepare you for the night sky delights.

An Observatory Open Evening is taking place at Moor Park this Thursday 21st November 2019. It will be a two hour duration from 7.30pm - 9.30pm. Admission is free just come with an interest in astronomy.

Interested ones will be pleased to learn that you’ll be able to get up close  and personal with the historic Cooke Refractor Telescope, a must see for children and young adults.

The open evening is the first in a series of monthly events over the Autumn and Winter months.

 If you’re unfamiliar with the area you’ll be able to locate Moor Park which is situated near the former Park School, Preston College. The Observatory is next to the ball court off Blackpool Road.

Please read the following if you are considering attending the 21st November :-

In the event of bad weather and/or high attendance visitors may have to wait a while outside before entering the observatory, due to limited capacity. It is advised to wear suitable footwear and clothing.

For any additional information please contact the organiser in the following two ways:-

  1. Email: parks@preston.gov.uk
  2. Telephone: 01772 906471

Enjoy an evening of stargazing...

  • Observatory Open Evening Moor Park
  • Thursday 21 November 2019
  • 7:30pm - 9:30pm
  • Preston, Lancashire

^Alex Ashworth