Alston Lane, Preston, Lancashire, PR3 3BP
Join the professional Astronomers at Alston Observatory for this one of their monthly open evenings running through the observing season, October through April.
These events offer an excellent opportunity for public members to visit this research-grade facility, enjoy a presentation suitable for novices and beginners, and explore the dark skies above using large telescopes.
Prior booking is required. This event’s free tickets will be available from 6 pm on the 6th of October 2023. Please ignore anyone claiming to be reselling these free tickets.
Please note that this has already taken place on 01/11/2023
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 Nov
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.
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