I was taken here as a surprise birthday party with a new telescope.
Within 2 hours we had been shown exactly how to use it and given lots of practical tips.
We then went outside with it and were shown some parts of the sky with it. The first thing we saw was Jupiter and its moons!
We also had a guide to the sky and later used the main telescope there to look at other things. We saw nebulae, a dying sun, meteors passing by and even some space debris burning up as it re-entered the atmosphere.
The night was cold (Scotland in January) but cloudless and we could have stayed up as long as we wanted to observe. Eventually the cold drove us in.
The accommodation was basic but acceptable and clean, the food provided was of excellent homely standard and the couple (Ian and Helen) friendly and welcoming. Ian's enthusiasm is contagious!
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