Alston Lane, Preston, PR3 3BP
Join the professional Astronomers at Alston Observatory for this one of their regular monthly open evenings that run through the observing season, October through March.
These events offer an excellent opportunity for public members to visit this research-grade facility and explore the dark skies above.
Tickets are free of charge; however, prior booking is required. Tickets are snapped up quickly and are typically made available via Eventbrite a day or two after the previous event (tickets for this 1st December event will be available to book on 4th November).
Alston Observatory is organising this event
Please contact Alston Observatory directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.
For full details on how to attend this event, including how to book, please see the event's official website.Visit event website
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.
Wed 1st Dec
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.
Below is a list of events at Alston Observatory. View these events on a calendar.