Daylight astronomy at The National Museum of Computing

Saturday 23rd Aug 201409:00

The National Museum of Computing

(located at Bletchley Park)

Are hosting another day of Daylight Astronomy from 11am – 5pm on Saturday 23 August.

Come and see the Sun, Moon, stars, Jupiter and Saturn in broad daylight (weather permitting).

Regardless of the weather you can participate in Radio Astronomy with Paul Hyde and his team.

During the day there will be two 30 minute talks repeated twice:

  • How to get started in visual astronomy
  • Basics of radio astronomy

There will be a host of telescopes, including H-alpha solar scopes, radio receivers and people to tell you how to get into astronomy from various local and national clubs and societies.

For more information take a look here:

If you are interested in other events such as LEGO Mindstorm, Oculus Rift, 3D printers, Colossus, WITCH, BBC Micros, Raspberry Pi etc take a look here:

Everyone has an interest in computers so come and see where it all started with Colossus.

On certain days we will also have an Enigma machine for you to try using!

Event date: Saturday, 2014, August 23- 11:00 to 17:00