Herstmonceux Astronomy Festival 2017

Friday 1st September 2017 from 16:00pm to Sunday 3rd September 2017 12:00pm

The Observatory Science Centre

Herstmonceux, Hailsham, BN27 1RN


Description

Enjoy an entire weekend of Astronomy-related science and activities at this annual family festival. Camp by the telescope domes, stargaze and observe through the numerous telescopes that will be on hand. There'll be plenty of trade stalls, planetarium shows, robot workshops and a bar.

- Event is a hosted at a dark sky location such as a remote campsite over several nights usually around a new moon when the skies are dark.


Organiser

This event is being organised by Observatory Science Centre who should be contacted if you have any queries. Please confirm this event is indeed going ahead before travelling.


Bookings

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

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

Location darkness on Friday 1st September 2017

The below graphic shows if and when it will be dark at The Observatory Science 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.

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