Public Observing at Newchurch Observatory

Thursday 23rd March 2017 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

Newchurch Observatory

Watery Lane, Newchurch, PO36 0LX


Description

Join members of Vectis Astronomical Society for their weekly observing session at their Newchurch Observatory. The public are more than welcome to turn up, groups larger than 6 should call ahead as the observatory can get busy, there's plenty of parking. No toilet facilities so remember to use the loo before you set off! There's no charge however donations welcome. If you're holidaying in the area what a great place to go take the kids for some evening stargazing!

The light pollution estimation for this site is due to it's proximity to a large agricultural establishment, however the skies are probably much darker.

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


Organiser

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


Bookings

The event organiser (Vectis Astronomical Society) 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 suburban setting based on satellite data from CPRE.

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

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