Christmas stargazing event at the Brecon Beacons National Park Visitor Centre

This event takes place on the 10th December at the Brecon Beacons National Park Visitor Centre and will run from 7.30pm until 11pm. Book your place today via here

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The jewel in the sky will be the Geminid meteor shower and Martin Griffiths,  former senior lecturer in astronomy at the University of South Wales will also give a presentation on the Christmas Star. Martin’s wonderful description of the mystery surrounding this well know astronomical event is captivating and will leave participants wanting more.

Dark Sky Wales with their mobile planetarium will take you on a virtual tour of the heavens, and hopefully the skies will be crisp and clear so Allan Trow and Martin Griffiths can also use the telescopes and binoculars to guide you around the heavens and spot those all-important geminids.

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This wonderful time of year will also allow those participating to see the wonders of the winter sky such as the great hunter Orion and his wonderful nebula, the seven sisters, Taurus the Bull and the mighty Jupiter.

Call the National Park Visitor Centre to book your place on 01874 623366.

Tickets are £12 which includes a jacket potato.  These events sell out very quickly.

Organised by the Brecon Beacons National Park Visitor Centre in conjunction with Dark Skies Wales.

Have a read of the 10 best places to go stargazing in our National Park here

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