Space Lates

Space Lates – Backyard Astronomy

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Space Lates – Backyard Astronomy

Space Lates is an evening created for people who want to know more – those who have an interest in astronomy, space missions, and the exciting research happening here in the UK, around the world, and out in space.

For this Space Lates, we're looking at how you can get involved in astronomy, from simple garden viewing, the equipment to use, what to look for and how to photograph the night sky.

We've curated a special evening packed with guest speakers, interactive workshops, planetarium shows, stargazing, and live demos.

Explore our galleries after-hours and finish your evening with a live astronomy session with Leicester Astronomical Society (weather permitting).

This is an Evening Event – Annual Passes are not valid and a Space Lates ticket must be purchased in advance.

Guest Talks
• An Introduction to Astronomical Photography
• What's in the Night Sky
• Tour of the Winter Night Sky

Activities
• Glow in the Dark Art
• Constellation Model Making
• Meteorites under the Microscope

All talks and activities are aimed at adults and engaged families, with an interest in science.

Children are welcome; however, parents will need to decide if children are happy to sit through accessible and engaging 30-minute talks.

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National Space Centre, Exploration Drive, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE4 5NS

Tel: +44 (0)116 261 0261

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