Royal Observatory Edinburgh
Blackford Hill, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH9 3HJ
Hear from astronomers, scientists and engineers at public astronomy talks hosted by the Royal Observatory Edinburgh! These talks are for people curious about the Universe, and don’t assume that you know much (or anything) about the topic before you arrive. Talks are suitable if you’re between 12 and 200 years old and want to learn more about space science and technology.
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.
Tue 19th Dec
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.