Reading Science Week 2016

Public Stargazing

March 11th and 12th 2016

Venue: London Road Campus of the University of Reading, PARKING is available off Crown Place, Reading.

Starting at dusk each evening until 9pm.

Public Observing with our telescopes accompanied by our well-informed members.

DSC_6922The exhibition is open from 7pm but the telescopes will be setup from sunset onwards. Arrive and depart at your convenience but we may finish around 9pm..

The observing is weather dependent but the indoor activities will be on whatever the weather.

A programme of talks will be presented indoors nearby.

The planet Jupiter will be visible throughout the evening as well as many easy star clusters and nebulae.

Location Map for London Road Campus site


Look for Sunspots with specialised telescopes.

DSC_2088_718Saturday 12th March.

Science busking outside Marks and Spencer in Broad Street, Reading

In addition to the science on display by staff and students of the university.

Between 10am and 4pm if clouds keep away we will be available with telescopes equipped to safely observe the sun.

PROBLEM? Maybe shaded by buildings at times around middle of the day.


© Images – Marc Charron

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