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David Clarke – (Astronomy)

  • Retired Professor of Astronomy (Glasgow) from North Lancashire
  • Boyhood passion led to a professional career in Astronomy
  • Involved with the space missions of Skylab and Pioneer 10
  • Author of five books on Optics/Astronomy
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February 2018


Friday February 23, 2018 at 18:30 to Sunday February 25, 2018 at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom
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Explore what is up in the sky. Try out simple equipment and hear what we know about the Universe. Discover exciting things currently happening in the heavens. Advice will be given on the use of binoculars or small telescopes – if you have them, bring them. We hope for telescope views of the Sun, Moon (weekend specially chosen) and famous star clusters and nebulae. No experience required. Dr. David Clarke (former Observatory Director, Glasgow Uni www.highamhall.com/david-clarke) Residential: £228 Non-residential: £162

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