Dark Skies Event at Wrest Park
DATE 2-3 Feb TIME 6pm – 8pm LOCATION Wrest Park SUITABLE FOR Everyone
Join us in Wrest Park as the nights grow darker and the stars shine brighter! In this introduction to astronomy you will hear expert talks and top tips, before looking through our telescopes to explore the night sky.
Refreshments are available for sale.
Star gazing is weather permitting, the event will still run in the instance of inclement weather.
|Child, 5-17 years||£8.00|
* Member of English Heritage
How to book
Please note: Booking tickets for this event is essential as places are limited. Tickets are available to purchase by calling their dedicated Ticket Sales Team on 0370 333 1181 (Mon – Fri 8.30am – 5.30 Sat 9am – 5pm). Please visit the English Heritage Event page or contact them directly for any enquiries.
This year for British Science Week 2019
Dave Eagle FRAS will be presenting
A Whistle-Stop Tour of the Universe:
(Hitch-Hiking on a Ray of Light)
Wednesday 13th March at University of Bedfordshire, Putteridgebury Conference Centre, Luton
from 7.30pm (doors open at 7pm).
Join Dave on a mind-blowing journey from Earth out to the very edge of our observable universe, visiting objects of interest along the way. What better excuse is there to show some beautiful images of our wonderful Universe?
Tickets are free, but places are limited. Click below to reserve your place:
Organised by Luton Astronomical Society and University of Bedfordshire
Observing Evening is planned for 14th March (the next day!) at Putteridge Bury from 8.00pm-10.00pm (last admission 8.30pm) .. Please ‘contact us‘ in you are planning to attend
Night Sky Map for January 2019 (Click to enlarge)
For more info on the night sky in January, please see our detailed Sky Notes