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Astronomy in the Forest

Star Trails

Join us for an evening of astronomy in the forest - perfect for beginners and people who want to learn more. Learn about the history of astronomy, from what the ancients believed to the current thinking. Find out what equipment will be best for you and learn tips on how to use it. Learn observing techniques and discover the basics of astrophotography using even point and shoot cameras.

Event details

When is the event?

Friday 27 January 2017

What time is it on?

17:30 - 21:00

Who is this for?

This course is aimed at adults. Not suitable for children under 12 years old.

How much?


What to wear?

Wrap up warm and bring a torch with you.

Do I need to book?

Places are limited. Booking is essential. To find out more or to book your place please contact Karina on 0300 067 5463 or email karina.thornton@forestry.gov.uk

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OS Grid ref: SK611625
Postcode: NG21 9JL

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Karina Thornton
Sherwood Bushcraft Ranger
0300 067 5463
Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification certifiedForest Stewardship Council certified

England's Woods and Forests are cared for by Forest Enterprise England, an agency of the Forestry Commission.