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Astronomy With Pete Lawrence – Scotland

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  • Duration: 2 days
  • Board Basis: Half Board
  • Tour Ref: D2TOME8846

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  • Travel Type: Coach

2 days

PRICE FROM ? £169 per person
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Description

Join expert astronomer, award-winning astrophotographer and TV presenter Pete Lawrence for a unique astronomy experience in Stirling. 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 at our hotel’s onsite observatory. 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 Stirling Highland Hotel in Stirling 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 have exclusive use of the hotel’s very own observatory for night sky viewing with guidance provided by Pete.  

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

Hotel

The Stirling Highland Hotel is located in the beautiful city of Stirling. The hotel is a handsome Victorian building and facilities include a health club with an indoor heated swimming pool, bar and restaurant. The en-suite bedrooms have complimentary Wi-Fi, satellite TV and tea and coffee-making facilities. The hotel also boasts an astronomical observatory with a historic telescope located on the roof of the building which is maintained by The Stirling Astronomical Society.

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  • Overnight stay at the Stirling Highland Hotel, Stirling with dinner & breakfast
  • Exclusive use of the hotel’s observatory
  • 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 Stirling Highland Hotel, Stirling with dinner & breakfast
  • Exclusive use of the hotel’s observatory
  • Lectures and night sky viewing with Pete Lawrence

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