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

Event description

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!


Observing (if clear)

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

Event organiser

This event is being organised by Guildford 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.

Event weather

Weather forecast for Clandon Park (1.37 miles away) updated 29/03/17 at 12:00.

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 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.

Event bookings & availability

The event organiser (Guildford Astronomical Society) is dealing with all bookings for this event, please visit their website for more details.

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