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 a wonderful opportunity for members of the public to visit this research-grade facility and explore the dark skies above. Tickets are free of charge however prior booking is required. Note that tickets are snapped up really quickly and are made available via Eventbrite a day or two after the previous event.
Please note that this event has already taken place on 04/12/2019
Alston Observatory is organising this event
Please contact Alston Observatory directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.
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 4th Dec
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.