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    Talks

    Allenheads

    In celebration of the opening of the North Pennines Observatory and marking World Space Week Prof. Chris Welch will be exploring space and looking at the benefits of space research and exploration in this fascinating talk.

    Dates

    From:
    6 Oct 2017Open 20:00 - 21:00
  2. Add North Pennines Stargazing Festival: Astrophotography Workshop to your Itinerary

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    Dark Skies

    Cowshill

    Learn to photograph the night sky from one of the darkest locations in the North Pennines at Killhope Museum. This highly practical three-hour introduction to photographing the night sky is being led by Gary Lintern and his expert team.

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    From:
    21 Oct 2017Open 19:00 - 22:00
  3. Add North Pennines Stargazing Festival: Tour of our Solar System to your Itinerary

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    Dark Skies

    Newbiggin

    Join amateur astronomer Andy Gray at Bowlees Visitor Centre on a magical mystery tour of our very own Solar System. We’ll also do some stargazing too – weather permitting.

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    From:
    21 Oct 2017Open 19:00 - 22:00
  4. Add North Pennines Stargazing Festival: Constellations – Myths, Legends and Recognition to your Itinerary

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    Dark Skies

    Frosterley

    Discover the beauty of the Dark Skies of the North Pennines with experienced local astronomer Bruce Ferguson. We’ll start with an introductory indoor session. Afterwards, weather permitting, we’ll go out and using the naked eye, binoculars and a...

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    From:
    24 Oct 2017Open 18:00 - 20:00
  5. Add North Pennines Stargazing Festival: Pop-up Planetarium @ Alston to your Itinerary

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    Dark Skies

    Alston

    Join us in Alston Town Hall for an immersive journey through the universe in our spectacular planetarium dome. The show is suitable for all ages, lasts for approximately 45 minutes, and takes place every hour, on the hour (11am, 12noon, 1pm, 2pm and...

    Dates

    From:
    25 Oct 2017
  6. Add North Pennines Stargazing Festival: Stargazing and Astrophotography for Beginners to your Itinerary

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    Dark Skies

    Alston

    Join experienced astronomer and astrophotographer Martin Kitching from Northern Experience Wildlife Tours for an in-depth introduction to stargazing and capturing the night sky. We’ll also do some stargazing too – weather permitting.

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    From:
    25 Oct 2017Open 19:00 - 22:00
  7. Add North Pennines Stargazing Festival: Skywatch @ Killhope Museum to your Itinerary

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    Dark Skies

    Cowshill

    Enjoy some of the darkest skies in the North Pennines, at Killhope Lead Mining Museum. Experienced astronomers will be on hand to show you around the night sky, using a range of powerful telescopes and other astronomy equipment.

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    From:
    26 Oct 2017Open 18:30 - 21:30
  8. Add North Pennines Stargazing Festival: Real Astronomy to your Itinerary

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    Dark Skies

    Forest In Teesdale

    Experienced astronomer Richard Darn will introduce you to the delights of stargazing, unlocking some of the secrets of astronomy, including the best way to watch a meteor shower and predict the elusive Northern Lights. We’ll also do some stargazing...

    Dates

    From:
    27 Oct 2017Open 19:00 - 22:00
  9. Add North Pennines Stargazing Festival: Pop-up Planetarium @ Stanhope to your Itinerary

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    Dark Skies

    Stanhope

    Join us in St Thomas’ Church Hall in Stanhope for an immersive journey through the universe in our spectacular planetarium dome. The show is suitable for all ages, lasts for approximately 45 minutes, and takes place every hour, on the hour (11am,...

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    From:
    27 Oct 2017Open 10:45 - 15:45
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    Dark Skies

    South Road, Durham City

    Join the enthusiastic amateur astronomers of Durham Astronomical Society for their monthly society meeting, members of the public welcome, for a presentation and observing afterwards if weather permits.

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    27 Oct 2017
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    24 Nov 2017
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    26 Jan 2018Open 19:30 - 21:30
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    23 Feb 2018
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    23 Mar 2018
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    27 Apr 2018
  11. Add North Pennines Stargazing Festival: Build a Rocket Workshop (Session 2) to your Itinerary

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    Dark Skies

    Newbiggin

    Design and build your very own bottle rocket in this space-themed craft workshop at Bowlees Visitor Centre and then experience the excitement of launching it!

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    From:
    28 Oct 2017Open 12:00 - 14:00
  12. Add North Pennines Stargazing Festival: Build a Rocket Workshop (Session 3) to your Itinerary

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    Dark Skies

    Newbiggin

    Design and build your very own bottle rocket in this space-themed craft workshop at Bowlees Visitor Centre and then experience the excitement of launching it!

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    From:
    28 Oct 2017Open 13:00 - 15:00
  13. Add North Pennines Stargazing Festival: Build a Rocket Workshop (Session 1) to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Dark Skies

    Newbiggin

    Design and build your very own bottle rocket in this space-themed craft workshop at Bowlees Visitor Centre and then experience the excitement of launching it!

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    From:
    28 Oct 2017Open 11:00 - 13:00
  14. Add North Pennines Stargazing Festival: Eclipses Uncovered to your Itinerary

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    Dark Skies

    Allenheads

    Join amateur astronomer Andy Gray to discover what eclipses are all about. Andy will be showing footage and images from the 2017 solar eclipse. We’ll also do some stargazing at the North Pennines Observatory – weather permitting.

    Dates

    From:
    29 Oct 2017Open 19:00 - 22:00
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    Dark Skies

    Frosterley

    Join keen amateur astronomer Bruce Ferguson for an evening of dark skies stargazing at the Harehope Quarry Project. The event begins with an introductory session indoors demonstrating easy to use computer software that allows you to find and view...

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    From:
    12 Nov 2017Open 19:00 - 20:30