Mills Observatory have announced that repairs to the historical dome will begin in early August with an official re-launch taking place in November.
Located on Balgay Hill in Dundee’s West End, the observatory hosts a number of activities throughout the summer and is home to a telescope that can detect 30,000 objects in the night sky.
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The #superwolfbloodmoon as seen from Dundee. This special lunar eclipse occurs when the Earth passes precisely between the Sun and the Moon, and sunlight bends around the Earth giving the moon an incredible red glow. . ? by Ken Kennedy from the Dundee Astronomical Society. . . . . . #dundee #astronomy #astroworld #astronomyfacts #astronomynerd #astronomylover #spacephotography #spacephoto #spacelovers #moon #moonlight #moon_of_the_day #moonlover #moonlovers #observatory
The Mills’ repair project and relaunch means that its last summer opening day will take place on Saturday August 3 between 12:30pm and 4pm rather that August 31 as previously advertised.
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