Sun 28 Oct 2012
- 6.30 pm — 9.00 pm
- Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (find us)
- John Hope Gateway
- Sign up for stargazing sessions on arrival. First come, first served basis.
Pop your beanies on and enjoy a very special FREE late night opening of the Gateway on Sunday 28th (entry via West Gate on Arboretum Place only). You'll get an introduction to astronomy and the night's sky, meet the astronomers and (if it's clear) partake in stargazing activities using powerful telescopes. There will also be talks on astrobiology and exoplanets - and fantastic comet-making demonstrations too!
Doors open at 6.30pm (entry via West Gate on Arboretum Place only). Introduction to astronomy/Stargazing sessions from 7pm-9pm. Sign up on the night, first come, first served basis.
Part of a weekend of astronomy fun for all the family (Saturday & Sunday in the Gateway, 12pm - 4.30pm), in partnership with the Royal Observatory Edinburgh.
The Gateway Restaurant Bar and the Botanics Shop will be open for hot and cold drinks and pre-Christmas shopping!