Astronomy Centre Open Evenings – BBC Stargazing Live 2017

Tuesday 28th March 2017 from 19:00pm to Thursday 30th March 2017 23:00pm

the astronomy centre

The Astronomy Centre

Bacup Road A681, Near Todmorden, Lancashire, OL14 7HP


Event description

In conjunction with BBC Stargazing Live 2017 the Astronomy Centre will be open to all members of the public on 28th, 29th and 30th March.  Enjoy short astronomical presentations, guided tours of the observatory facilities and observing through the large telescopes.  Please contact the event organiser to register your interest.

Observing (if clear)

Event will involve stargazing and observing the skies through telescopes weather permitting

Astronomy Presentation

Event includes an astronomy related presentation or talk.


Event organiser

This event is being organised by Astronomy Centre. For details of how to contact them and for more information about this event see "Event bookings & availability" below. Please check that this event is indeed going ahead before travelling.


Light pollution

This location is estimated to have light pollution levels similar to a semi-rural setting based on satellite data from CPRE.

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Dark site
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.

Location darkness on Tuesday 28th March 2017

The below graphic shows if and when it will be dark at The Astronomy Centre on the evening of this event. Yellow areas show when the skies are not dark due to daylight (bold yellow) and moonlight (faded yellow). Click on the image for an explanation on how darkness is determined.


Event bookings & availability

The event organiser (Astronomy Centre) is dealing with all bookings for this event, please visit their website for more details.

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