Observe with Aylesbury Astro

Friday 31st March 2017 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

Winchendon Observatory

Nether Wichendon, Aylesbury, HP18

Event description

Every Friday night during the observing season and weather permitting the members of Aylesbury Astronomy Society hold observing sessions at their out-of-town observatory located near the village of Upper Wichendon.

The events are open to the public by prior arrangement and are dependent on the weather, the status of events can be seen on their website as well as guidance for visitors. Please contact the event organisers with regards to event times and availability.

Observing (if clear)

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

Event organiser

This event is being organised by Aylesbury Astronomical Society. 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.

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 Winchendon Observatory 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.

Event bookings & availability

The event organiser (Aylesbury Astronomical Society) is dealing with all bookings for this event, please visit their website for more details.

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