Observing with Derby & District Astro

Saturday 19th August 2017 from 21:30pm to 23:30pm

Flamsteed Observatory

North Lane, Brailsford, DE6 3BE


Event description

Join members of Derby & District Astronomical Society for their monthly public observing session at their Flamsteed Observatory located within easy travel distance north-west from Derby. Events are weather dependent -- please check with event organiser before visiting and to confirm event start time.

Observing (if clear)

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


Event organiser

This event is being organised by Derby & District 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.


Event weather

19/08/17
19:00
15°
8%
19/08/17
22:00
13°
2%
20/08/17
01:00
12°
4%
20/08/17
04:00
11°
4%
Weather forecast for Ashbourne (4.28 miles away) updated 18/08/17 at 20:01.

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

Location darkness on Saturday 19th August 2017

The below graphic shows if and when it will be dark at Flamsteed 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 (Derby & District Astronomical Society) is dealing with all bookings for this event, please visit their website for more details.

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