I booked this trip some time ago as my partner is a very enthusiastic stargazer, and, living in the city, we don't have much opportunity to see a lot of the night sky. We have also just purchased a telescope so thought this would be a good opportunity to use it. We weren't disappointed!
The Director of the observatory and his volunteers made us very welcome, and we enjoyed a talk around the Aurora which was a slight change in schedule due to a previously booked speaker not being able to attend. We weren't disappointed however. We did think that we wouldn't be able to see much of the night sky due to the weather, but as the night progressed, the clouds disappeared, and we saw the milky way in all its glory, and also had a chance to look through the telescopes (which I have to say, put ours to shame!).
This is well worth a visit, and even those, like me, who don't have an extensive knowledge of this subject, will enjoy it. Would definitely return.
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