hear about the night sky and plans to develop the dark sky reserve from Richard and Charlotte
On May 26th we have a very special celestial event. Not only is it a ‘Super Moon’ but we also have a Total Eclipse. The program begins with a presentation that explains how and what is about to happen and how we get a “super moon’. This will be followed, weather permitting, with a tour of the night-sky, telescope viewing and, finally the eclipse itself.
For more than 6,000 years, throughout Europe and Asia, the dawn rising of the Pleiades star cluster, was the most significant and celebrated of events. A talk by Richard Hall.
Come learn about the traditions occurring around the shortest day of the year! The programme consists of watching the sun set over the heel stone (weather permitting) followed by a presentation by Richard Hall of the tales and history of the Winter Solstice over both time and cultures
Join us to celebrate and ancient important day of the year -- the equinox, marking the Harvest festival and marking the change in seasons.
A presentation by Richard Hall about the Universe, our place in it and who else could inhabit distant worlds.
The latest about the night sky.
In 2020, a rare conjunction of two planets make them seem as one bright object. Did the same happen 2000 years ago? Could this have been the Christmas Star?
The true meaning behind the story of the dance of the seven veils.
Jupiter is a marvellous world and right now is great to see in the telescope.