An Introduction to Astronomy at Moors Valley Country Park

An Introduction to Astronomy at Moors Valley Country Park

Friday 13th March 2020 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

Moors Valley Country Park
Horton Road, Ashley Heath, BH24 2ET

Join local astronomer Stephen Tonkin for an evening of guided observation using binoculars and telescopes.

In the event of cloud, there will be an indoor display and presentation on astronomy with questions and answers.

Please meet at the Information Point in the Visitor Centre 15mins before the start time of the event. Booking essential.

Please bring along your binoculars and a torch for use in the car park and don’t forget to wrap up warm.

Sorry, no dogs on this event please. Booking required.

Please note that this event has already taken place on 13/03/2020

Event booking

Bookings for this event can be made via the Moors Valley Country Park 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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