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Stargazing Evening at the World Museum
Friday, 7th February 2020 @ 17:30 - 21:00 GMTFree
Continuing our cooperation with the World Museum Liverpool, the Liverpool Astronomical Society will be taking part in their February Stargazing Event.
There are several talks planned, a trip to the planetarium, telescopes on the balcony plus information desk and displays from the LAS.
If you intend to go along as a visitor you will need to obtain tickets at the museum website. This event is ticket only.
We are asking for helpers for the evening to help out with telescopes and the information desk and displays. If you would like to help out please contact Steve Southern for more information. Helpers will need to arrive between 4.30pm and 5.00pm. Helpers do not need to book a ticket.
Liverpool Astronomical Society
Date: 7 Feb 2020
Time: 5.30pm to 9.00pm
Suitable for: all visitors, family-friendly
Booking: Pre-booking is essential
Join us for a unique journey to the stars as we open late for our spectacular stargazing night on Friday 7 February, 5.30pm to 9.00pm
Back by popular demand, our stargazing night is perfect for anyone with an interest in Astronomy and Space who is keen to discover more about the night sky and what it takes to make it as an astronaut!
The event is most suitable for adults and families with children aged 8 or above and there will be some activities for those aged 6+.
The evening will include guest lectures by Dr Jackie Bell, Imperial College; Dr Kevin Bowman, University of Central Lancashire and Steve Southern, Brendon Martin and Phil Williams from the Liverpool Astronomical Society. Explore the planets with a VR headset in our virtual reality demonstration, and if it’s a clear sky, stargaze through telescopes in our pop-up observatory.
There’ll also be fun and educational space craft activities for budding astronauts to enjoy, and exciting shows throughout the evening in our fulldome planetarium.
Tickets are also available at the World Museum Information Desk.
This event is part of the Planetarium exhibition.
If any LAS members would like to help out at the event by bringing along a telescope for the public to look through, please contact Steve Southern via the form below: