Astronomy For Fun Stargazing Live 2017

Saturday 1st April 2017 from 18:00pm to 22:00pm

Daventry Town Hall

3 New Street, Daventry, NN11 4BT


Event description

This public stargazing event has been organised in conjunction with BBC Stargazing Live 2017 by the social astronomy group Astronomy For Fun. Activities include a live link up to Australia (where Stargazing Live is being broadcast from), a talk by the excellent Ross Hockham from UK Astronomy, virtual reality headsets to explore the Universe (wow!) and of course telescopes to look through should the weather allow. Refreshments also available including cake -- if all that hasn't encouraged you to go along we're not sure what will! For more information message the Astronomy For Fun group on their Facebook page (link below).

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 For Fun. 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.


Event weather

01/04/17
19:00
11°
10%
01/04/17
22:00
1%
02/04/17
01:00
0%
Weather forecast for Daventry (0.15 miles away) updated 29/03/17 at 12:00.

Light pollution

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

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

Event bookings & availability

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

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