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Lickey Hills Visitor Centre Spring SkyWatch Friday 10th March 2017

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Lickey Hills Visitor Centre
Spring SkyWatch

Friday 10th March 2017
Between 7:30 and 10pm.


There will be telescopes outside and talks, displays and demonstrations indoors. We hope to turn telescopes onto a quarter Moon, and the constellations, weather permitting. There will be talks and demonstrations indoors.

The visitor centre is on Warren Lane, off the B4096, Old Birmingham Road.
Telephone 0121 447 7106. Google Map Link.


We will be showing how to set up telescopes with an opportunity to talk with experienced users and get some hands-on practice.

Every one Welcome.

 

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The moon is close to full on March 10, 95%, full moon = March 12, the quarter moon was March 5. So it will be a nearly full moon, I was looking at it last night and it was bright. Just thinking you may want to have alternative targets to fall back on, or select craters and other lunar features.

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Should see M31, M33, M45, M42, M51, M13,  Venus , Mars, Uranus and the moon.

We have a new VR setup, Astronomy talks, demos, Telescope doctor and telescopes setup out side.

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