One of the most fantastic sights you can see is the Moon through a good telescope - the craters and mountains provide a fantastic and memorable experience. Autumn Moonwatch will provide you with an opportunity to see the Moon through a telescope.
Autumn Moonwatch 24 October - 01 November 2009
This is the oppprtunity for you to experience of a wide range of public outreach activities, live science events, observing with telescopes, research observatory webcasts and sidewalk astronomy events.One of the key goals is to have as many people as possible look through a telescope, as Galileo did for the first time 400 years ago.
Your local astronomical society, university or science centre will be putting on events during the Moonwatch weeks and you can find out what's on near you by visiting "Find Your Local Events" in the left-hand toolbar and entering your postcode.