Sat Dec 31, 2011 11:00 pm
As part of Stargazing Live 2012 the Hampstead Observatory in North London will open its doors throughout the week.
From Monday 16th to Wednesday 18th we'll be open from 8-10pm and Thursday 19th, 6pm to 8pm for youngsters with parents.
If cloudy, we'll take questions and give advice on telescopes. [b][i]If it is actually raining we won't open.
On the Sundays before and after we will be Solar Observing in white light (projection) using the 6" Cooke Refractor,
and a Hydrogen Alpha telescope from 11am to 1pm.
[b][i]Providing the sky is clear.[/i][/b]
The BBC are hosting a big event at Charlton House in Greenwich with talks and other events. See Stargazing Live website for details