University of Birmingham Physics & Astronomy Department
Poynting Physics Building, Birmingham, West Midlands, B15 2TT
Join this free public event organised by the University of Birmingham Observatory, collaborating with the University of Birmingham Astronomical Society.
The event includes stargazing, observing with portable telescopes (weather permitting), talks from their experts about cutting-edge astronomy research and a chance to ask them anything about astronomy!
This event will begin in the Poynting Building on the University’s Edgbaston campus.
Please note that all Astronomy in the City events are strictly all ticket, and prior booking is required.
Please note that this has already taken place on 01/12/2022
University of Birmingham Observatory is organising this event
Please contact University of Birmingham Observatory directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.
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.
Thu 1st Dec
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.
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