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Meteors at Christmas in Grizedale

Children using telescopes on a star gazing evening eventWe will be your guide taking you on an incredible journey through the constellations and along the Milky Way, while also showing you how to find all sorts of heavenly objects for yourself. We may also see some of the Ursid meteor shower. The shower is named the Ursids because the meteors seem to radiate from the direction of the constellation Ursa Minor in the sky.The Ursids are associated with the comet, 8P/Tuttle, sometimes known as Mechain-Tuttle's Comet.

Booking is essential

Event details

When is the event?

Saturday 23 December 2017

What time is it on?

7.30pm - 10.30pm

Who is this for?

All Ages

How much?

Adults 10, Children 5, Family Ticket 25 booking fees apply.

Where to meet?

The Yan

What to wear?

Suitable warm outdoor clothing required.

Binoculars or telescopes if you have them.

Dogs Allowed:


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