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Public Events

These events are open to all, please come and join us!

Friday 27/02/2015
6-30 to 9pm
Star Party
Members of the Swansea Astronomical Society will show visitors the night sky through their telescopes. An astronomical talk and an exhibition will also be given.
National Botanic Garden for Wales
Friday 20/03/2015
9am - 9pm
Solar Eclipse day and Star Party evening
Breakfast event at the Waterfront Museum. The Partial eclipse begins at 8-23 am. Maximum eclipse is at 9-28 am and the eclipse finishes at 10-37 am. Swansea Astronomical Society will be setting up solar telescopes with which to view the eclipse safely in suitable places close to the museum building. The Welsh astronomical sculptor, Chris Williams will be exhibiting astronomical sculptures including eclipse-inspired work all day. In the evening, the Swansea Astronomical society will give a star party where visitors will be able to view the night sky through telescopes. There will also be astronomical talks. There will be refreshments available in the Museum cafe all day long. This event is part of a three day astronomical event at the Waterfront starting on the Friday. SAFETY NOTICE. If you intend to observe the eclipse, only do so through proper certified eclipse viewers or through correctly filtered equipment under the control of the Swansea Astronomical Society. Under NO circumstances use home made or improvised equipment. This will be very dangerous and could result in severe eye damage or permanent blindness. DO NOT risk your eyesight. Pre-booking advisable Tel: (029) 2057 3600 or pop into the Museum gift shop Part of British Science Week
Waterfront Museum Swansea
Friday 27/03/2015
6-30 to 9pm
Star Party
Members of the Swansea Astronomical Society will put on an exhibition and show visitors the night sky through a variety of telescopes. An astronomical talk will be given and refreshments will be available in the airport cafe.
Swansea Airport