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.

Kielder Observatory Open Night

13th July 2017 from 20:00
Kielder Observatory, Black Fell, Near Kielder Village, NE48

Edinburgh Observatory Open Evening (Summer)

14th July 2017 from 19:30
Edinburgh Royal Observatory, Blackford Hill, Edinburgh, EH9 3HJ

Battlesteads Observatory Open Night

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

Keele Observatory Solar Observing

15th July 2017 from 13:00
Keele Observatory, Keele University, Stoke-on-Trent, ST5 5BG

Observing with Derby & District Astro

15th July 2017 from 21:30
Flamsteed Observatory, North Lane, Brailsford, DE6 3BE

Kielder Observatory Open Night

16th July 2017 from 20:00
Kielder Observatory, Black Fell, Near Kielder Village, NE48

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

17th July 2017 from 20:00
Sir Patrick Moore Astronomy Centre, Les Creux Country Park, St. Brelade, JE3 8LN

Battlesteads Observatory Open Night

17th July 2017 from 20:30
Battlesteads Observatory, The Battlesteads Hotel, Wark, NE48 3LS

Keele Observatory Public Open Evening

18th July 2017 from 20:00
Keele Observatory, Keele University, Stoke-on-Trent, ST5 5BG

Kielder Observatory Open Night

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

Weekly Observing at Leighton Observatory

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

Salford Observatory Open Evening

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

Battlesteads Observatory Open Night

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

Perton Library Astronomy Group Meeting

20th July 2017 from 19:00
Perton Library, Severn Drive, Perton, WV6 7QU

Foredown Tower Astronomers Monthly Meeting

20th July 2017 from 19:30
Emmaus Community Cafe – Brighton, Drove Road, Portslade, BN41 2PA

Stargazing with Athenaeum Astronomy Association

20th July 2017 from 19:30
Nowton Park Walled Garden, Nowton, Bury St Edmunds, IP29 5BD

Kielder Observatory Open Night

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

Walton Astronomy Group Meeting

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

Battlesteads Observatory Open Night

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

Solar Observing at Great Notley Country Park

22nd July 2017 from 12:00
Great Notley Country Park, Great Notley, Braintree, CM77 7FS

Keele Observatory Solar Observing

22nd July 2017 from 13:00
Keele Observatory, Keele University, Stoke-on-Trent, ST5 5BG

Kielder Observatory Open Night

23rd July 2017 from 20:00
Kielder Observatory, Black Fell, Near Kielder Village, NE48

Jersey Astronomy Club Observatory Open Night

24th July 2017 from 20:00
Sir Patrick Moore Astronomy Centre, Les Creux Country Park, St. Brelade, JE3 8LN

Battlesteads Observatory Open Night

24th July 2017 from 20:30
Battlesteads Observatory, The Battlesteads Hotel, Wark, NE48 3LS

Brighton Astronomy Club Meeting and Observing

25th July 2017 from 19:00
Sixty Eight Middle Street, 68 Middle Street, Brighton, BN1 1AL

Informal Stargazing with Aberdeen Astronomical Society

25th July 2017 from 19:00
The Bettridge Centre, Coastal Park, Newtonhill, AB39 3UL

Keele Observatory Public Open Evening

25th July 2017 from 20:00
Keele Observatory, Keele University, Stoke-on-Trent, ST5 5BG

Kielder Observatory Open Night

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

Weekly Observing at Leighton Observatory

26th July 2017 from 19:00
Leighton Observatory, Pex Hill Visitors Centre, Widnes, WA8 5QW

Salford Observatory Open Evening

26th July 2017 from 19:30
Salford Observatory, Chaseley Road, Chasely Fields, M6 7DZ

Somerset Levels Stargazers Monthly Meeting

26th July 2017 from 20:00
Othery Village Hall, Fore Street, Othery, TA7 0QU

Battlesteads Observatory Open Night

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

Kielder Observatory Open Night

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

Guernsey Observatory Public Open Evening

27th July 2017 from 21:00
Guernsey Observatory, Rue du Lorier, St Pierre du Bois, GY7 9JU


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