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Open Nights at Dunsink Observatory


Open Nights in Dunsink Observatory are held on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of each month during the winter months (October-March).

Weather permitting, visitors can view celestial objects through the historic  Grubb Telescope and two smaller telescopes. Visitors can also attend audio-visual presentations and lectures on a wide variety of topics in astronomy. There is also a question and answer session on all your astronomy related queries. Open nights are free of charge.

If you wish to attend, please register for a free ticket.

For more information on open nights contact Hilary O’Donnell, Tel: 087-6294966, E-mail.




            Dunsink Observatory                              Grubb Telescope                                                South Dome