Public Skywatch with Thurrock Astronomy Society

Tuesday 28th March 2017 from 19:00pm to Wednesday 29th March 2017 21:00pm

Horndon-on-the-Hill Methodist Hall

High Road, Horndon-on-the-Hill, SS17 8LQ


Members of the public are invited to join Thurrock Astronomy Society for an evening of stargazing.  The event will take place on the first clear night within the date range and at a location decided at that time.

Please note that the event may not be held at the Methodist Hall but instead another location nearby.  The event start time is also subject to change.

The dates have been chosen to coincide with a new moon so that they are at their darkest.

If you would like to attend please contact the event organiser at least 24 hours before who will then update you as to whether the event is going ahead, at what time and where!

- Event occurs on the first clear night during the date range thus maximising chances of stargazing, however being weather dependent means short notice.


This event is being organised by Thurrock Astronomy 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!


Please contact Thurrock Astronomy 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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The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.

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