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What Future for Dark Skies?

Category: Entertainment

Start Date: 18/02/2021 19:30

End Date: 18/02/2021 20:30

Location: ONLINE EVENT: Cranborne Chase AONB Dark Skies Festival

Booking Essential: Yes

Description: Bob is the co-ordinator of the British Astronomical Association's Commission for Dark Skies, which aims to turn back the tide of light pollution that has seriously affected our view of the stars over the last fifty years. Are our Dark Skies under threat, or are we at a turning point with public interest that will see our dark skies getting even darker? Join Bob, who played a key supporting role in Cranborne Chase AONB's bid to become and International Dark Sky Reserve, on Zoom on 18 February at 7.30pm. Bob Mizon MBE is a graduate in modern languages, but is better known as an astronomer. Having taught French for many years at Poole Grammar School, he embarked on a daring career change in 1996 and is now a planetarium operator. Details of all the events and booking info are listed at: https://cranbornechase.org.uk/events Please let us know you saw us on What's On in Dorset! REMEMBER CV19 RESTRICTIONS MAY IMPACT EVENTS: PLEASE CHECK WITH THE ORGANISER FIRST!

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