Kielder Observatory

THE UNIVERSE AT YOUR FINGERTIPS

KIELDER OBSERVATORY

Join us as we adventure into the night sky digitally with a tour of the constellations, and objects you can observe from your back garden

More about Kielder…

Kielder Observatory is a public outreach astronomical facility located in Kielder Forest in the North East of England in Northumberland. The site was chosen as one of the locations in the UK which has the least amount of intrusive light pollution.with some of the darkest skies in Europe and the third largest protected Dark Sky reserve in the world.

Brief description of session:

Join us as we adventure into the night sky digitally with a tour of the constellations, and objects you can observe from your back garden. Starting with the basic questions, what is a star? Before moving into some astronomical history, and the importance of using constellations to navigate the skies and even our planet. And if it’s clear weather, take us outside and discover the night sky live!

Type of session:

Live tour of the constellations

Suitable for:

All ages