Astronomy by the Lake

Saturday 20th January 2018 from 18:30pm to 21:00pm

Chew Valley Lake Sailing Club

Chew Stoke, Bristol, BS40 8XN, South West


Experience the wonders of the night sky from the shores of Chew Valley Lake. Join experts from the Bristol Astronomical Society for an introduction to the world of astronomy, including the opportunity to look through a range of telescopes if the sky is clear. Family friendly. Ticket purchase required.

- Event includes an astronomy related presentation or talk.

- Event will involve stargazing and observing the skies through telescopes weather permitting


This event is being organised by Bristol Astronomical Society who should be contacted if you have any queries. We highly recommend you confirm this event is indeed going ahead before travelling. If you do attend it would be fantastic if you could let the organiser know you found them via Go Stargazing!


Tickets for this event are available by Eventbrite.

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Location light pollution

This location is estimated to have light pollution levels similar to a semi-rural setting based on satellite data from CPRE.

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The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.

Location darkness on Saturday 20th January 2018

The below graphic shows if and when it will be dark at Chew Valley Lake Sailing Club on the evening of this event. Yellow areas show when the skies are not dark due to daylight (bold yellow) and moonlight (faded yellow). Click on the image for an explanation on how darkness is determined.

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