GAM 2010 kicked off in Ireland on Friday April 2 at Blackrock Castle Observatory's monthly event First Fridays at the Castle.

Global Astronomy Month was highlighted to all visitors.

A total of 35 attended the Cork Science Café.

Tony O Hanlon’s Lecture "2012 is it the End?" had an audience of 60

StarGazing in association with Denis Walsh and the Cork Astronomy Club – 40 plus attended in the Castle grounds. Mercury and Venus were the observed targets until 8.15pm then the 5 telescopes were turned to Orion, the Moon, Saturn and other targets.

Cosmic Calendars workshops for families had 28 participants
Blackrock Castle Observatory and Cork Astronomy Club were delighted to take part in Global Astronomy Month

Images by Mellisa Baker


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