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Stargazing at the Tower

Sun, 11/11/2018 - Sun, 11/11/2018
 
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Categories
Exhibits, Lectures, Planetarium Shows, Star Parties
Location
Hoghton Tower
Hoghton Tower, Hoghton, Preston, Lancashire, PR5 0SH
Preston, Lancashire, England PR5 0SH
United Kingdom
Times
6pm-10pm
Admission Fees
£32 per person. Please book online HERE -
https://hoghtontower.digitickets.co.uk/event-tickets/14076?catID=12696&
Description
Stargazing at the Tower

Wonder and marvel at the stars of the night sky in the beautiful and historic surroundings of Hoghton Tower.

Sunday 11th November, 5pm site open & lecture at 6pm


Join us at Hoghton Tower on Sunday 11th November for an exclusive astronomical event.

A lecture will be given in our beautiful Banqueting Hall from Professor Donald Kurtz, a senior lecturer at the University of Central Lancashire, who specialises in Asteroseismology.

An experienced public speaker who has done talks in all four corners of the world, he has enjoyed a long career in the field of Astronomy and has travelled to some of the world’s greatest astronomical hotspots.

The Tower’s Vaio Tea Room and Bar will be open from 5pm on the night for you to purchase snacks and refreshments.
Additional Information
None
Directions
Junction 3 off the M65 and follow the brown signs until you reach us!
Contact Information
email: marketing@hoghtontower.co.uk

Even if the weather is not on our side, don’t worry!
Visitors will have the chance to enter the Stellarium which will be set up in the Wilderness Gardens, where they will be able to see the night sky on a domed screen.

Please feel free to bring your own telescopes and astrophotography equipment along for your own personal usage in the outdoor stargazing segme
 
 
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