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Moor Park observatory to host monthly open evenings

Posted on - 23rd July, 2018 - 7:00pm | Author - | Posted in - Moor Park, Parks, Preston News, What's On in Preston
The observatory in Moor Park has recently seen restoration work Pic: Paul Melling
The observatory in Moor Park has recently seen restoration work Pic: Paul Melling

Anyone with an eye on the sky is being invited to visit the city’s observatory.

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Jeremiah Horrocks Observatory in Moor Park is to be opened up to the public for monthly observing nights.

Preston and District Astronominal Society is bring in the regular events after a successful tour and open day in July.

First observing night is Thursday 20 September from 7.30pm to 9.30pm.

It will then be every third Thursday of the month until April.

Read more: Moor Park has gained Green Flag status

The 16inch Dobsonian telescope and a number of other telescopes will be used.

There’s no booking needed and it’s free to attend.

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