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Public Events

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Saturday 24/02/2018
6-30pm to 9pm
Star Party
Stargazing through telescopes plus talks and telescope advice clinics in the Great Glasshouse; with food and drink available from the Med Cafe.
The National Botanic Garden of Wales is hosting a Star Party, in partnership with Swansea Astronomical Society and AstroCymru, with astronomy activities from 6.30pm to 9.30pm.
3D Cinema & astronomy artefacts, handle objects dating from the birth of our solar system. The Star Party costs £3 per child. Accompanying adults are free but donations are welcomed. A family ticket is £6 (2 adults and up to 4 children).
For guides/scouts/brownies/cubs etc. groups, the cost for the Star Party is £3 per child, with accompanying adults free.
Castor & Pollux, Sirius, Capella, Procyon should all be visible We will also use Orion to star hop so we can find the Pleiades and there should be good views of the Moon, weather permitting.
While the stargazing is weather dependent we will be able to run activities inside the Great Glass House if the weather is poor.
A talk on binoculars will also be given.
National Botanic Garden of Wales
Friday 23/03/2018
Star Party
Swansea Astronomical Society will give a star party with telescopes viewing the night sky, a talk on telescopes and an exhibition
Swansea Airport