Stargazing Saturday

Saturday 1st April 2017 from 19:30pm to 23:30pm

The Astronomy Centre

Bacup Road A681, Near Todmorden, Lancashire, OL14 7HP


Description

Every Saturday night (weather permitting) the Astronomy Centre opens its observatory doors to the public for an evening of stargazing. This is perhaps the best equipped observatory in the UK hosting a wide range of large aperture telescopes. Please contact the event organisers to check the status of the event you wish to attend.

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


Organiser

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


Bookings

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

Go to the organiser's web page for this event


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 The 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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