Beacon Observatory Open Evening - Solar System Impacts

Beacon Observatory Open Evening - Solar System Impacts

Saturday 12th November 2022 from 18:00pm to 21:00pm

The Beacon Observatory - University of Kent
Kent Community Oasis Garden, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 7NZ

Join the friendly astronomers from the Beacon Astronomy Group for an astronomical presentation by a guest speaker on the topic “Solar System Impacts” and observe afterwards in their observatory if the weather permits.

Please arrive at the Grimond building entrance at the University of Kent no earlier than 17:50 and wait outside to be escorted in by a Beacon Astronomy Group team member. Please do not enter the building on your own or unescorted.

The talk will finish by about 19:00 and (if the sky is clear) you will adjourn to the Beacon Observatory area for a practical astronomy session.

There is no admission fee however there will be a donation box if you wish to contribute to their small but nonzero administration costs. Everyone is welcome.

Please use the RSVP feature on Facebook to let the Beacon Astronomy Group know you will be coming.

Please note that this has already taken place on 12/11/2022


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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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