Astrocampus Open Evening

Astrocampus Open Evening

Thursday 31st October 2019 from 18:30pm to 19:30pm

Astrocampus - University of York
Heslington West Campus, York, YO10 5DD

Join the team from the University of York for a free tour of their Astrocampus… Explore the observatories and discover the wonders of the night sky – whatever the weather! With clear skies you’ll get to enjoy the use of their telescopes — if the weather is poor you’ll instead learn how telescopes work and find out more about our Universe.

These events go ahead whatever the weather, so please ensure that you wrap up warm for those not so pleasant nights! The events are designed to be suitable for all ages.

Prior booking for this event is required.

Please note that this event has already taken place on 31/10/2019


Event organiser

Astrocampus University of York

Astrocampus University of York is organising this event

Please contact Astrocampus University of York directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.


Event booking

Bookings for this event are available via Eventbrite.

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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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