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19th July 2018: Moon Cycle to DIAS Dunsink Observatory as part of Festival of Curiosity

Cyclists arrive to DIAS Dunsink Observatory, part of the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS), to enjoy a night of summer stargazing. PHOTO: Mark Stedman

The ‘Moon Cycle’ took place last night (19.07.18) as part of the Festival of Curiosity.  DIAS Dunsink Observatory was established in 1785, and has been part of DIAS since 1947.  It now functions primarily as an outreach centre and attracts over 4,000 visitors a year.  Further information is available at www.dias.ie.

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Fionnuala Callan was one of many cyclists who arrive to Dunsink Observatory, part of the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS), to enjoy a night of summer stargazing. PHOTO: Mark Stedman
Pawel Zosik was one of many cyclists who arrive to Dunsink Observatory, part of the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS), to enjoy a night of summer stargazing. PHOTO: Mark Stedman
Cyclists arrive to Dunsink Observatory, part of the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS), to enjoy a night of summer stargazing. PHOTO: Mark Stedman
Cyclists arrive to Dunsink Observatory, part of the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS), to enjoy a night of summer stargazing. PHOTO: Mark Stedman
Michelle Brown was one of many cyclists who arrive to Dunsink Observatory, part of the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS), to enjoy a night of summer stargazing. PHOTO: Mark Stedman
Aidan O’Sullivan was one of many cyclists who arrive to Dunsink Observatory, part of the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS), to enjoy a night of summer stargazing. PHOTO: Mark Stedman
Schweck Oliveira was one of many cyclists who arrive to Dunsink Observatory, part of the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS), to enjoy a night of summer stargazing. PHOTO: Mark Stedman