Thursday 10th January 2013, 6.00pm to 10.00pm.
Astronomers from Liverpool John Moores University entertained the crowds at the BBC's Stargazing Live public event at Tatton Park. Around 2000 visitors attended the event organised by the BBC, other guests included local astronomy groups, touring planetaria and a panel of experts discussing the possibility of life on Mars and other planets, dark matter, supernovae and black holes.
Mike Bode, Director of the Astrophysics Research Institute commented:
The team from LJMU ran three activities throughout the night;
Chris Davis, Astronomer in Charge for the Liverpool Telescope (LT), created the number game and said:
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For further details and full programme including how to book, click here
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