The Observatory Science Centre
Herstmonceux, Hailsham, East Sussex, BN27 1RN
This 4-week course is a basic introduction to astronomy. It is aimed at beginners and approaches the subject practically, helping you visualise the wonders of our solar system and beyond.
The course ‘Back to Basics Astronomy: a practical approach’ is designed to be just that! A basic introduction to astronomy for absolute beginners.
It will be a mixture of slides and dialogue, but there will be props, practical activities and demonstrations to help you visualise the information.
Please note that this has already taken place on 30/11/2023
Observatory Science Centre is organising this event
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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 30th Nov
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.