Midweek Stargazing at the Astronomy Centre

Tuesday 13th February 2018 from 18:00pm to Thursday 15th February 2018 23:00pm

The Astronomy Centre

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


Join astronomers at the Astronomy Centre for this one of a series of special midweek openings of their facility. Timed to coincide with a new moon when the skies will be at their darkest this is a great opportunity to explore the Universe using state of the art optical equipment. These events are a relaxed affair with informal discussions and a presentation on an astronomical theme if the weather is poor.

- 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 Astronomy Centre 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!


Please contact Astronomy Centre directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.

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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 Tuesday 13th February 2018

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.

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