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Astronomy With Pete Lawrence - Hampshire

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  • Duration: 2 days
  • Board Basis: Half Board
  • Tour Ref: D2TOME8818

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  • Travel Type: Coach

2 days

PRICE FROM ? £199 per person
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Description

Join expert astronomer, award-winning astrophotographer and TV presenter Pete Lawrence for a unique astronomy experience. This break takes us to the Winchester Science Centre & Planetarium, home to the UK’s largest standalone planetarium. The break includes a series of short talks by Pete Lawrence to introduce you to various facets of astronomy. Weather permitting there will also be a unique opportunity to do some night sky viewing under Pete’s expert guidance. Don’t miss out on this exclusive chance to learn about the night sky and experience spectacular hands-on science and discovery on this truly unique break.

Itinerary

Day 1: Make your own way to the Holiday Inn Winchester for the first of Pete Lawrence’s presentations. Following the first talk which will focus on the night sky, we have time to check in and freshen up before the second instalment which will provide an introduction to astrophotography. This will be followed by dinner at the hotel. We then walk to the Winchester Science Centre & Planetarium. Here we enjoy free time to explore followed by a special presentation led by Pete Lawrence – our chance to unlock and observe the night sky (weather permitting) before we make our way back to the hotel.

Day 2: We have breakfast before enjoying our final talk at the hotel with Pete Lawrence. Then it is time to depart for home. 

Hotel

We’ll stay at the Holiday Inn, Winchester. Set in the scenic Hampshire countryside, this hotel offers an award-winning Brasserie and a contemporary bar. The comfortable rooms include an LCD satellite TV, en-suite bathroom, free Wi-Fi and tea and coffee-making facilities.

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  • Overnight stay at the Holiday Inn, Winchester with dinner & breakfast
  • Entrance to Winchester Science Centre & Planetarium
  • Lectures and night sky viewing with Pete Lawrence

    Please note: itinerary is subject to change depending on weather conditions.

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  • Overnight stay at the Holiday Inn, Winchester with dinner & breakfast
  • Entrance to Winchester Science Centre & Planetarium
  • Lectures and night sky viewing with Pete Lawrence

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