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Museum of flight stargazing
« on: November 14, 2017, 07:57:50 AM »
The national Museum of flight in East Lothian is holding a astronomy weekend this coming weekend with stargazing sessions each evening. Check out the website for more details.
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Re: Museum of flight stargazing
« Reply #1 on: November 14, 2017, 06:03:21 PM »
Yeah, me and Steve are there all weekend with the Planetarium, VR kit and our scopes. We are there every year, it's usually fab and we got some great observing with the 18" dob last year. Come along if you can there is lots to see and do........ :)
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Re: Museum of flight stargazing
« Reply #2 on: November 14, 2017, 07:14:39 PM »
Well hopefully get along for at least one of the nights. Have for a spare scope I can bring along of it helps? (6" goto)
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Re: Museum of flight stargazing
« Reply #3 on: November 14, 2017, 07:22:51 PM »
That would be gr8, the more the merrier :)....Edin Astro Soc will be there also with their scopes and we will have two or three of ours but we will be running planetarium shows at the same time as well. Hopefully see you there.
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Re: Museum of flight stargazing
« Reply #4 on: November 15, 2017, 08:51:26 AM »
Hi Folks,


Here's a link with info of what's on over the weekend.


https://www.nms.ac.uk/national-museum-of-flight/whats-on/astronomy-weekend/




If you download the program from the link above it has a list of all the activities on over the weekend - including a full timetable of all the different planetarium shows that we will be running.


Hope to see some of you there.  :)


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Re: Museum of flight stargazing
« Reply #5 on: November 19, 2017, 11:29:22 AM »
Had a great time at the museum yesterday and my boy loved the planetarium! Was going to say hello but you guys liked pretty busy!


All rounded off with a great night observing and teaching people about the skies, great too see kids so enthusiastic! If it's clear again tonight I might pop along of that's OK?
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