Tegg’s Nose Star Party – August 2017

Saturday 26th August 2017 from 19:30pm to 23:00pm

Tegg's Nose Country Park

Buxton Old Road, Macclesfield, SK11 0AP


Astronomers from Macclesfield Astronomical Society in conjunction with the Countryside Ranger Service at Tegg's Nose Country Park are co-ordinating this special evening of stargazing.  Suitable for everyone of all ages and abilities the event includes a general talk on an astronomical topic, opportunity to ask lots of questions and, should the weather be kind, stargazing and observing through telescopes.  If you have them bring binoculars or even your own telescope. Booking in advance essential.

- Event includes an astronomy related presentation or talk.

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


This event is being organised by Macclesfield 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!


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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.

Dark site
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.

Location darkness on Saturday 26th August 2017

The below graphic shows if and when it will be dark at Tegg's Nose Country Park 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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