Search for shooting stars at special event in Chesterfield

Stargazers are being invited to search for comets and shooting stars at a special event.

Wednesday, 29th March 2017, 8:26 am
Updated Saturday, 8th April 2017, 10:24 pm
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Chesterfield Astronomical Society will be open to the public from 7pm on Saturday.

Held at the society's Barnett Observatory on Hastings Close, Newbold, the event will give young and old the chance to view any meteors present that night through various telescopes.

Talks and trips around the observatory will also take place.

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Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult.

The open evening will cost £3 each to help maintain the society’s equipment and observatory and refreshments will be served and a raffle will be held.

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