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Aurora Night at Kielder Observatory

Aurora Night at Kielder Observatory

Wednesday 30th November 2016 from 20:00pm to 23:00pm

Kielder Observatory
Black Fell, Near Kielder Village, Northumberland, NE48 1EJ

Join the experienced Astronomers at Kielder Observatory for this one of their regular open evenings, this event coincides with no moon being in the sky and thus the skies will be at their darkest and very best.

Please note that this event has already taken place on 30/11/2016


Event organiser

Kielder Observatory

Kielder Observatory is organising this event

Please contact Kielder Observatory directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.


Event booking

For full details on how to attend this event, including how to book, please see the event's official 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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