Bayfordbury Observatory Open Evening

Bayfordbury Observatory Open Evening

Friday 28th February 2020 from 18:00pm to 22:30pm

Bayfordbury Observatory
Lower Hatfield Road, Bayfordbury, SG13 8LD

Meet the researchers at the University of Hertfordshire and enjoy their expert guidance as they demonstrate the workings of their seven optical telescopes and, weather permitting, looking through them!

These public open evenings are split into two sessions with 18:00 – 20:30 designed mostly for children under 15 and 20:30 – 22:30 for adults. There will also be astronomical themed talks and opportunity to have a tour of the night sky in their planetarium making this event all weather compatible!

Suitable for all ages, small entrance fee, booking required in advance.

Please note that this event has already taken place on 28/02/2020

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Bayfordbury Observatory is organising this event

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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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