Norman Lockyer British Science Week Family Day

Norman Lockyer British Science Week Family Day

Saturday 9th March 2019 from 11:00am to 17:00pm

Norman Lockyer Observatory
Salcombe Hill Road, Sidmouth, Devon, EX10 0NY

Learn about the history of the telescopes at the Norman Lockyer Observatory including a short talk, planetarium presentation, tour of the technology centre and solar observing if clear. This event is taking place as part of British Science Week.

Please note that this event has already taken place on 09/03/2019


Event organiser

Norman Lockyer Astronomical Society

Norman Lockyer Astronomical Society is organising this event

Please contact Norman Lockyer Astronomical Society directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.


Event booking

For full details on how to attend this event, including how to book, please see the event's official website.

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Event darkness

The Moon has a big impact on the visibility of celestial bodies in the night sky. Try to plan your stargazing when there is no bright Moon at night as this is when the skies will be at their darkest.

The below chart shows if and when the skies will be at their darkest during this event. Moonlight is shown in light yellow and the Sun's twilight in light blue. Midnight on the date shown is shown as a white line with sunset to the left and sunrise the next morning to the right. A black background with stars shows the best times for stargazing.



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