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Star Gazing and Astronomy with Matt Reading


Hi all

Our second Astronomy and Star Gazing event with Matt Reading is on Saturday 6th July 2019, 6pm - 8pm, weather permitting. (Postponement date 13th July 2019)

We are super lucky to have secured Matt's time again and know that the Explorers will enjoy the knowledge and insight he will be able to bring to the event. Check out Matt's FB page Whitby NZ Scale Solar System.

Matt will begin with an astronomy talk and then as it darkness we will have the chance to have a look through Matt's telescopes at the skies above us. Feel free to bring your telescope along too if you'd like to.

So wrap up warm, bring along a flask of hot cocoa, a blanket to lie on as we explore the skies above us.

This event is free of charge, but will be capped to 30 attendees. Please register at this link. Please arrive for a 6pm start, but feel free to leave as and when you need to, particularly those with younger children. If you book and then cannot attend, please let me know immediately and we can free up tickets for other Explorer families.

We will meet at The Lookout Reserve, which runs off the end off The Quarterdeck, off Ayton Drive, Whitby. You can park in the street and then walk up the walkway across the reserve to the top of the hill. Note this is NOT Spinnaker Hill. We will pop our banners out, so you know where we are.

We look forward to seeing you there. Open to all ages.

With regards

Wellington Explorers Committee