Island Planetarium, Yarmouth, Isle of Wight, PO41 0RR, South East
Ideal for beginners with little knowledge of astronomy these stargazing evenings at the Island Planetarium offer an enjoyable, interesting and educational insight into this fascinating aspect of science.
The event begins with a tour of the sky in the planetarium with explanation as to why our night skies change throughout the year, then its outside for a stargazing session and observing through telescopes. Should the weather allow these sessions have been known to go on until midnight!
Suitable for over 8's and booking absolutely required due to limited spaces and incredible popularity...
Observing (if clear)
Event will involve stargazing and observing the skies through telescopes weather permitting
Event includes an astronomy related presentation or talk.
This event is being organised by West Wight Stargazing Group. 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.
Location darkness on Wednesday 23rd August 2017
The below graphic shows if and when it will be dark at Fort Victoria Country Park & Planetarium 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 (West Wight Stargazing Group) is dealing with all bookings for this event, please visit their website for more details.