An evening of

Summer Night Stargazing

at Dunsink Observatory

Summer Night Stargazing

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Summer Night Stargazing

Join us for late night stargazing under the night sky at Dunsink Observatory.

As we celebrate the anniversary of the Moon Landings this July, join us for a curious night of stargazing and astronomy at the ever beautiful and always intriguing, Dunsink Observatory.

An evening for all ages to explore the night sky together – take a guided tour of Grubb’s heritage South Telescope, and weather permitting live stargazing from the historic lawns at Dunsink where telescopes will be set for viewing.

There will be inspiring talks in the Meridian and Solar Rooms exploring DIAS’s links with the Apollo Missions from members of the Irish Astronomical Society which will also explore the history of astronomy in Ireland. You will meet Professor Peter Gallagher, Head of The Dublin Institute for Advanced Studios, Dunsink Observatory and The Irish @LOFAR telescope at Birr Castle who will talk about the history and current astro research at Dunsink.

A curious night brought to you by Dunsink Observatory and The Dublin Institute of Advanced Studies. 

Presented in partnership with

Where & When

Dunsink Observatory
Dublin 15
Dates & Times
Friday, July 19th
@21.00 – 23.00
Free Event / Book Tickets in Advance
Recommended Age
Adults, Curious Nights Programme Strand

Book Tickets

Tickets are currently not available. The events is sold out.

Missed out on tickets? 

Why not join us instead for MOONSHOT with RTE’s Rick O’Shea an evening celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Moon Landing this July.

Joined by special guests including NASA Astronaut CADY COLEMAN;  The World’s Leading Palentologist and Jurassic Park Science Adviser JACK HORNER and TED Fellow, Marine Biologist and National Geographic Explorer, Dr. TIERNEY THYS, we look back at how we achieved the impossible and look forward to the ‘moonshots’ of the 21st century. BOOK TICKETS

Invite your friends & family

Make a date with the city. Invite, share and make some summertime memories together with your friends and family.