Astronomy Evening at the Chequers Inn

Tuesday 3rd December 2019 from 18:45pm to 20:00pm

Chequers Inn - Rookley

Niton Road, Rookley, PO38 3NZ


Join local astronomer John Slinn from nearby "Stargazers Cottage" for this one his regular public stargazing sessions at the Chequers Inn in Rookley. Experience the fabulous dark skies of the Isle of Wight including observing using large telescopes, weather permitting, or an astronomically themed talk if weather is poor. Small fee payable on the door.

- Event includes an astronomy related presentation or talk.

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

Corona virus

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Please contact the event organiser John Slinn from Stargazers Cottage for all enquiries.

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Location light pollution

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

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

Location darkness on Tuesday 3rd December 2019

The below graphic shows if and when it will be dark at Chequers Inn - Rookley 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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