Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

Monday 22nd May 2017 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

Sir Patrick Moore Astronomy Centre

Les Creux Country Park, St. Brelade, JE3 8LN


Description

Members of Jersey Astronomy Club meet regularly at their observatory located at the Sir Patrick Moore Astronomy Centre on the South of the island.  On the second Monday of every month they have their monthly club meeting which includes a talk by a club member or visiting speaker.  Every other Monday the observatory dome is opened when the weather allows for observing -- check the clubs FaceBook page early Monday evenings for confirmation if the observatory will indeed be open.

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


Organiser

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


Bookings

The event organiser (Jersey Astronomy Club) 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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Location darkness on Monday 22nd May 2017

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