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Astronomy in the City

Astronomy in the City

Wednesday 23rd February 2022 from 18:00pm to 20:00pm

University of Birmingham Physics & Astronomy Department
Poynting Physics Building, Birmingham, West Midlands, B15 2TT

Join in 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. Organisers will ask that participants wear a face mask throughout the event.

Please note that prior booking is required.

Please note that this event has already taken place on 23/02/2022

Event organiser

University of Birmingham Observatory

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.

Event booking

Please book your tickets for this event via the Eventbrite website.

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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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