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Stargazing in Portsmouth – save the dates

stargazing2015The Institute of Cosmology and Gravitation at the University of Portsmouth are planning two free public astronomy events in March. For more information on both events, please visit

  • Solar eclipse @ Guildhall Square: Friday 20 March 8.30am–10.00am

Join astronomers from the Institute of Cosmology and Gravitation in Guildhall Square to view the partial solar eclipse through special eclipse glasses and their solar telescope. This is a free drop-in event, so no booking is required.

  • Stargazing Live at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard: Tuesday 24 March 6.00pm–10.00pm

An evening of stargazing, space activities, talks and cosmology chat on board HMS Warrior 1860 and at Action Stations. This is a free ticketed event, and bookings can be made through eventbrite.

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