Stargazing at Newlands Corner – BBC Stargazing Live 2017

Saturday 1st April 2017 from 19:30pm to 22:00pm

Newlands Corner Visitor Centre

Shere Road, Guildford, GU4 8SE


This event, organised by Guildford Astronomical Society, has been timed to coincide with BBC Stargazing Live 2017. Everyone is welcome with no need to book and free of charge, parking is free too! Hot drinks will be available but remember to wrap up warm!


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


This event is being organised by Guildford Astronomical 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 Guildford Astronomical 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 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 Saturday 1st April 2017

The below graphic shows if and when it will be dark at Newlands Corner Visitor 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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