Stargazing around new moon

The time around new moon is when skies are at their darkest

Stargazing around new moon is the best time to stargaze as the skies are nice and dark. At these times you will be able to see more stars and have better views through telescopes. This is also the best time to visit dark sky sites.

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Stargazing around new moon events list

The following is a list of stargazing events taking place around the current or next new moon period.

Weekly Observing at Leighton Observatory

14th June 2017 from 19:00
Leighton Observatory, Pex Hill Visitors Centre, Widnes, WA8 5QW

Salford Observatory Open Evening

14th June 2017 from 19:30
Salford Observatory, Chaseley Road, Chasely Fields, M6 7DZ

Battlesteads Observatory Open Night

14th June 2017 from 20:30
Battlesteads Observatory, The Battlesteads Hotel, Wark, NE48 3LS

Perton Library Astronomy Group Meeting

15th June 2017 from 19:00
Perton Library, Severn Drive, Perton, WV6 7QU

Foredown Tower Astronomers Monthly Meeting

15th June 2017 from 19:30
Emmaus Community Cafe – Brighton, Drove Road, Portslade, BN41 2PA

Kielder Observatory Open Night

15th June 2017 from 20:00
Kielder Observatory, Black Fell, Near Kielder Village, NE48

Walton Astronomy Group Meeting

15th June 2017 from 20:00
Prince of Wales – Esher, 48 West End Lane, Esher, KT10 8LA

Edinburgh Observatory Open Evening (Summer)

16th June 2017 from 19:30
Edinburgh Royal Observatory, Blackford Hill, Edinburgh, EH9 3HJ

Battlesteads Observatory Open Night

16th June 2017 from 20:30
Battlesteads Observatory, The Battlesteads Hotel, Wark, NE48 3LS

Solar Observing at Great Notley Country Park

17th June 2017 from 12:00
Great Notley Country Park, Great Notley, Braintree, CM77 7FS

Keele Observatory Solar Observing

17th June 2017 from 13:00
Keele Observatory, Keele University, Stoke-on-Trent, ST5 5BG

Observing at Rodington with Shropshire Astronomical Society

17th June 2017 from 21:00
Rodington Village Hall, Rodington, Shrewsbury, SY4 4QS

Kielder Observatory Open Night

18th June 2017 from 20:00
Kielder Observatory, Black Fell, Near Kielder Village, NE48

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

19th June 2017 from 20:00
Sir Patrick Moore Astronomy Centre, Les Creux Country Park, St. Brelade, JE3 8LN

Battlesteads Observatory Open Night

19th June 2017 from 20:30
Battlesteads Observatory, The Battlesteads Hotel, Wark, NE48 3LS

Stratford upon Avon Astro Society Meeting

20th June 2017 from 19:30
Alderminster Village Hall, New Road, Alderminster, CV37 8PE

Keele Observatory Public Open Evening

20th June 2017 from 20:00
Keele Observatory, Keele University, Stoke-on-Trent, ST5 5BG

Kielder Observatory Open Night

20th June 2017 from 20:00
Kielder Observatory, Black Fell, Near Kielder Village, NE48

Weekly Observing at Leighton Observatory

21st June 2017 from 19:00
Leighton Observatory, Pex Hill Visitors Centre, Widnes, WA8 5QW

Salford Observatory Open Evening

21st June 2017 from 19:30
Salford Observatory, Chaseley Road, Chasely Fields, M6 7DZ

Battlesteads Observatory Open Night

21st June 2017 from 20:30
Battlesteads Observatory, The Battlesteads Hotel, Wark, NE48 3LS

Stargazing with Athenaeum Astronomy Association

22nd June 2017 from 19:30
Nowton Park Walled Garden, Nowton, Bury St Edmunds, IP29 5BD

Kielder Observatory Open Night

22nd June 2017 from 20:00
Kielder Observatory, Black Fell, Near Kielder Village, NE48

Friday Club with Reading Astronomical Society

23rd June 2017 from 19:00
St Peter’s Church Hall – Earley, Church Road, Earley, RG6 1EY

Durham Astro Society Meeting

23rd June 2017 from 19:30
Durham Botanic Garden, Hollingside Lane, Durham, DH1 3TN

Vectis Astronomical Society Monthly Meeting

23rd June 2017 from 19:30
Newchurch Observatory, Watery Lane, Newchurch, PO36 0LX

Battlesteads Observatory Open Night

23rd June 2017 from 20:30
Battlesteads Observatory, The Battlesteads Hotel, Wark, NE48 3LS

Solar Observing at Carding Mill

24th June 2017 from 12:00
Carding Mill Valley, Carding Mill, Church Stretton, SY6

Keele Observatory Solar Observing

24th June 2017 from 13:00
Keele Observatory, Keele University, Stoke-on-Trent, ST5 5BG

Kielder Observatory Open Night

25th June 2017 from 20:00
Kielder Observatory, Black Fell, Near Kielder Village, NE48

Brough Astro Meeting

26th June 2017 from 19:30
Brough Observatory, Prescott Avenue, Brough, HU15 1BB

King's Lynn & District Society Meeting

26th June 2017 from 19:30
Tottenhill Village Hall, 10 Whin Common Road, Tottenhill, PE33 0RS

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

26th June 2017 from 20:00
Sir Patrick Moore Astronomy Centre, Les Creux Country Park, St. Brelade, JE3 8LN

Battlesteads Observatory Open Night

26th June 2017 from 20:30
Battlesteads Observatory, The Battlesteads Hotel, Wark, NE48 3LS

Astronomy at Stonehaugh Pavilion

26th June 2017 from 21:00
Stonehaugh Stargazing Pavilion, Stonehaugh, Kielder Water Forest Park, NE48 3DZ

Brighton Astronomy Club Meeting and Observing

27th June 2017 from 19:00
Sixty Eight Middle Street, 68 Middle Street, Brighton, BN1 1AL

Informal Stargazing with Aberdeen Astronomical Society

27th June 2017 from 19:00
The Bettridge Centre, Coastal Park, Newtonhill, AB39 3UL

Keele Observatory Public Open Evening

27th June 2017 from 20:00
Keele Observatory, Keele University, Stoke-on-Trent, ST5 5BG

Kielder Observatory Open Night

27th June 2017 from 20:00
Kielder Observatory, Black Fell, Near Kielder Village, NE48

Weekly Observing at Leighton Observatory

28th June 2017 from 19:00
Leighton Observatory, Pex Hill Visitors Centre, Widnes, WA8 5QW

Salford Observatory Open Evening

28th June 2017 from 19:30
Salford Observatory, Chaseley Road, Chasely Fields, M6 7DZ

Somerset Levels Stargazers Monthly Meeting

28th June 2017 from 20:00
Othery Village Hall, Fore Street, Othery, TA7 0QU

Battlesteads Observatory Open Night

28th June 2017 from 20:30
Battlesteads Observatory, The Battlesteads Hotel, Wark, NE48 3LS


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