Public Observing at Newchurch Observatory

Thursday 30th 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. 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!


Bookings

Please contact Vectis Astronomical Society 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 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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