Lower Hatfield Road, Bayfordbury, Hertfordshire, 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, look through them!
There will also be astronomical-themed talks and the opportunity to tour the night sky in their planetarium, making this event all-weather compatible!
This public open evening, suitable for all ages, will be split into several sessions to help manage traffic and social distancing.
These events are incredibly popular, and prior booking is required. Tickets will be available on Friday at 5 pm, four weeks before the event.
Please note that this has already taken place on 04/11/2022
For full details on how to attend this event, including how to book, please see the event's official website.Visit event website
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.
Fri 4th Nov
Local light pollution
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