Stargazing at Durlston with Wessex Astronomical Society

Friday 25th August 2017 from 20:30pm to 22:30pm

Durlston Astronomy Centre

Durlston Country Park, Swanage, Dorset, BH19 2JL


Event description

Everyone is invited to join the members of Wessex Astronomical Society at the Durlston Astronomy Centre for this one of their regular public meetings and stargazing sessions. These events consist of an astronomical themed presentation then observing through telescopes afterwards. Note these events may be weather dependent therefore please contact the society to check the event is going ahead before setting off.

Observing (if clear)

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

Astronomy Presentation

Event includes an astronomy related presentation or talk.


Event organiser

This event is being organised by Wessex 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 Friday 25th August 2017

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

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