Stargazing at Durlston with Wessex Astronomical Society

Saturday 25th November 2017 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

Durlston Astronomy Centre

Durlston Country Park, Swanage, Dorset, BH19 2JL


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.

- Event includes an astronomy related presentation or talk.

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


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


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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Event weather

Weather forecast for Swanage Youth Hostel (0.90 miles away) updated 25/11/17 at 00:00.

Location light pollution

This location is estimated to have light pollution levels similar to a semi-rural setting based on satellite data from CPRE.

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

Location darkness on Saturday 25th November 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.

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