Presentation on theme: "Spaceguard Centre Knighton, Powys, Wales, UK. in pictures….. by David Bowdley Photographs Courtesy of the Spaceguard Centre."— Presentation transcript:
Spaceguard Centre Knighton, Powys, Wales, UK. in pictures….. by David Bowdley Photographs Courtesy of the Spaceguard Centre
The Spaceguard Centre showing the environmentally sealed dome.
….with video feed. Jay Tate in picture. 13 apochromatic refractor….
The remoteness of the Spaceguard Centre adds an extra dimension to a visit there.
A school visit……
….but the professionals are interested too! Sir Patrick Moore being invited by Jay Tate to open the Spaceguard Centre on 29 September 2001
Opening Hours: The Spaceguard Centre is open Wednesday to Sunday each week and on Bank Holidays. Tours start at 10:30 and 14:00 and 16:00 each day. The tour lasts for about an hour and a half, depending on how many questions are raised! Day or evening group tours can be booked for any time during the year. Daytime tours last for about an hour and a half, while evening tours can last longer if the sky is clear. Prices for group or individual tours: Day Adults £ 5.00, Children (5-15 yrs) £ 2.50 Evening Adults £ 6.00, Children (5-15 yrs) £ 3.00 School tours: Tours for school parties can be booked for any time. Contact us for availability. Admission for each child is £ 2.50 with one free teacher or helper per 7 children. A maximum of 40 children (two groups) can be catered for. A minimum charge of £ 36 will apply. Toilet facilities are available, and packed lunches can be eaten indoors if the weather is inclement. Contact The Spaceguard Centre Address: The Spaceguard Centre, Llanshay Lane, Knighton, Powys LD7 1LW Telephone: Fax: Web: