Stars in Your Skies – The Nature of the Moon

Saturday 24th February 2018 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

Carding Mill Valley

Carding Mill, Church Stretton, SY6


Description

The popular "Stars in Your Skies" series of events held at Carding Mill Valley continues in 2018 with this event focussing on the moon. Enjoy a presentation and learn about the Earth's closest natural satellite, have soup and a roll (included) and observing if weather permits. A great opportunity to get out under starry skies!

- Event includes an astronomy related presentation or talk.

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


Organiser

This event is being organised by National Trust 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!


Bookings

Please contact National Trust 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 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 24th February 2018

The below graphic shows if and when it will be dark at Carding Mill Valley 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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Stars in Your Skies - The Apollo Program

Saturday 21st July 2018 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm
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