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Preston’s love affair with the moon continues

A young visitor enjoys the interactive displays at the moon landing anniversary event Pic: UCLan Over 50,000 people visited the Museum of the Moon at The Harris – and 450 more were at a sell-out event to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the moon landing. […]

2 years ago
Moor Park observatory to host monthly open evenings

The observatory in Moor Park 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. Jeremiah Horrocks […]

3 years ago
Observatory tours to take place in Moor Park

The observatory at Moor Park The observatory at Moor Park Preston’s observatory in Moor Park is being opened up to the public. Sitting in Moor Park, on the Blackpool Road side, it has recently seen […]

3 years ago
Vandals hunted after graffiti sprayed over Moor Park observatory

The graffiti on the observatory roof Police have issued an appeal after a Preston landmark was vandalised during the weekend. The roof of the Jeremiah Horrocks Observatory has been daubed in graffiti causing £2,000 to repair. […]

8 years ago
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