An astronomy exhibition and stargazing session with plenty of hands on activities for all the family. Cockermouth Astronomical Society will be building on the success of their previous events.
During the afternoon we will have an astronomy exhibition with opportunity to ask questions and try activities. There will be a activities aimed at younger children as well as and opportunity to try telescopes.
In the evening we will meet in Memorial Gardens in Cockermouth from about 7pm for a public observing event. Well placed for viewing on Saturday will be the moon, Jupiter and it's moons as well as several star clusters, galaxies and other 'deep sky' objects. Everyone is welcome.
Added by andy.stevens on January 19, 2013