Hugh Sexey School – BBC Stargazing Live 2017

Friday 31st March 2017 from 19:00pm to 22:00pm

Hugh Sexey Church of England Middle School

Blackford, Wedmore, BS28 4ND


To coincide with BBC Stargazing Live 2017 there will be a public stargazing event at Hugh Sexey School organised by the Space Detectives with help from Wells and Mendip Astronomical Club.

- Event includes an astronomy related presentation or talk.

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


This event is being organised by Space Detectives who should be contacted if you have any queries. We highly recommend you confirm this event is indeed going ahead before travelling. If you do attend it would be fantastic if you could let the organiser know you found them via Go Stargazing!


No booking is required to attend this event -- just turn up!

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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.

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

Location darkness on Friday 31st March 2017

The below graphic shows if and when it will be dark at Hugh Sexey Church of England Middle School 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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