Observing with Fordingbridge Astro

Saturday 29th April 2017 from 21:00pm to 23:00pm

Pentons Hill

New Forest National Park, Hyde, SP6 2QJ


Event description

Join members of Fordingbrdige Astronomical Society for this regular stargazing session at their observing location in Hyde, near Fordingbridge. Members of the public welcomed although are asked to abide by observing guidelines including the use of red light torches, check event organiser's web page for more details.

Observing Only

This event is weather dependent and will only take place if the skies are clear enough for observing. It is therefore necessary to check the weather forecast and confirm with the event organisers that this event is going ahead.


Event organiser

This event is being organised by Fordingbridge 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.

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

Location darkness on Saturday 29th April 2017

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

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