The Northumberland National Park are organising a public event in association with the Newcastle Astronomical Society as part of their Dark Sky initiative!
About the Talk:
The talk will be delivered by Jason Russell from the Newcastle Astronomical Society, giving a brief history of astronomy, an explanation of distances in space, which equimpent to use and an introduction to astro-photography. Suitable for all the family! Drinks and Food will be available on site.
This is a FREE event, however, booking for the presentation is essential (limited to 25 tickets).
To get your tickets, follow the link bellow:
How to get to the talk:
Herding Hill Farm
About the observing session:
After the talk, weather permitting, the public will be able to move over to Cawfields car park, Dark Sky discovery Site, to see the night sky through members telescopes.
Public observing will be available between 8.30pm and 10pm. You do not need to book a place for the observing session. Please bring warm clothes and binoculars if you have some.
We will update our facebook group, twitter, and the website with weather information.
The talk will go ahead regardless of the weather, however the observing session is subject to clear skies.
How to get to the observing session:
Cawfields is situtated 1000 meters away on the other side of the B6318, opposite the Milecastle Inn.
Cawfield Car Park
For those who are interested in staying overnight, why not book yourself into Herding Hill Farm Camping and Caravan site. To book, go to: www.herdinghillfarm.co.uk