evening to be held at Brean Down by
part of World Space Week, the National Trust is holding a stargazing
evening at Brean Down this Saturday (4th October).
stargazers will be instructed on how to use telescopes of various
sizes, with expert guidance from local astronomers.
will also be presentations by astronomers, displays by different
astronomy groups, and space-themed activities for families and
Clemmett, Lead Ranger for North Somerset, said: "Weve
got our fingers crossed for a clear night to make the most of
Brean's dark sky."
whatever the weather we have a packed programme of events that
should be a fascinating evening out for young and old alike."
at Brean Down takes place from 7pm. Tickets are priced at £8
for adults, £3 for children and £20 for a family.
To book tickets, please call Rachel Carter on 01452 814 213.
will be displays by Pete and Jo Richardson Astrophotography, Wells
and Mendip Astronomers, Space Detectives, CFDS (Campaign for Dark
Skies), Space Odyssey, Solar Astronomy by Ron Westmaas (Crewkerne
Astronomers) and Sowy Stargazers.
The moon will hopefully be visible for the event (pic OctaviusB)