Stonehaugh Stargazing Pavilion & Observatory
Stonehaugh, Hexham, NE48 3DZ
A familiar object in the night sky, the moon has been with us from the birth of our planet.
How did it come to be our partner in space?
How has it affected life on our planet?
What role will it play in our future?
Join us as we discuss this fascinating topic and if the weather permits, maybe get a close look at our moon through a large telescope.
Please note that this event has already taken place on 29/01/2021
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.
Fri 29th Jan
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.