Highworth Community Centre
The Dormers, Highworth, Wiltshire, SN6 7PQ
The friendly astronomers from the Swindon Stargazers and Highworth Night Sky are hosting an astronomy day for beginners, and you are invited to join them!
If you would like help with your telescope, bring it along. Many people will happily advise which telescope is right for you at this informal event.
In addition, there’ll be telescopes available for you to look through, including daytime observation of the Sun and, in the evening, the night sky and Moon.
This is a free event with no prior booking required!
Please note that this has already taken place on 13/05/2023
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.
Sat 13th May
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.
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