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Discovering the universe with a telescope

Saturday, 16 March, 2013 - 11:00 to 16:00

One day symposium of short talks, demonstrations and practical workshops celebrating the astronomical telescope. • Talks - The History of the Telescope, How the Telescope Works, Practical Observing Techniques, What We have Discovered with the Telescope - Interpretation of Iconic Astronomical Images by Professor MIke Edmunds of Cardiff University • Demonstrations - Choosing your Binoculars and Telescope, How to set up your Telescope, How to Use a Telescope including Solar Scopes, Display of Different Kinds of Telescope • Practical Workshops - Build a Telescope, Experiments with Lenses, Bring you Telescope to our Telescope Clinic • An Opportunity to Ask your Questions about Astronomy. • Junior Workshop and Competitions

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Normal entry prices apply
Categories: 
Astronomy
Age group: 
All
Contact details
Roger
Butler
02920 810965
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