Somerset Levels Stargazers Meeting & Observing

Wednesday 29th March 2017 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

Othery Village Hall

Fore Street, Othery, TA7 0QU


Event description

Everyone receives a warm welcome at this regular meeting of the Somerset Levels Stargazers group. The event includes a look at the night sky for the month ahead, a presentation on a variety of astronomical topics and, if the skies are clear, observing from the wonderfully dark rural village of Othery. Small charge to help cover costs which includes a hot drink.

Society Meeting

Event run by a local astronomical society often involving an in-depth presentation by a guest speaker with observing afterwards if weather permits. Most societies welcome members of the public to join them sometimes for a small fee or donation.

Observing (if clear)

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


Event organiser

This event is being organised by Somerset Levels Stargazers. 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 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 Wednesday 29th March 2017

The below graphic shows if and when it will be dark at Othery Village Hall 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 (Somerset Levels Stargazers) is dealing with all bookings for this event, please visit their website for more details.

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