International Dark Sky Week - Mulranny
International Dark Sky Week - the Mayo Dark Sky Roadshow - runs from 22nd April to 30th April 2022. An Introduction to Astronomy takes a look at some basic but essential elements in astronomy at a very introductory level, including: - what is the Universe made of, - how do stars and their associated solar system form, - what happens at the end of a star's life, - other elements in the Solar System (meteors, comets), - distances in astronomy, - how stars in the night sky are grouped into constellations, The talk will finish with some practical considerations on observing, equipment and resources. 8pm 28th April, Mulranny Arts Centre, Mulranny. Booking essential (free event).