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Saturday 17th February 2018 from 19:00pm to 20:30pm

Hauxley Nature Reserve and Observatory

Low Hauxley, Newcastle, NE65 0JR


Description

Dr Adrian Jannetta - Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society and long-standing member of Northumberland Astronomical Society - will be giving a talk on the basics of Astronomy and then observing from the Hauxley Observatory if weather permits. The event is free of charge however registration required.

- Event includes an astronomy related presentation or talk.

- Event will involve stargazing and observing the skies through telescopes weather permitting


Organiser

This event is being organised by Northumberland Astronomical Society who should be contacted if you have any queries. We highly recommend you confirm this event is indeed going ahead before travelling. If you do attend it would be fantastic if you could let the organiser know you found them via Go Stargazing!


Bookings

Please contact Northumberland Astronomical Society directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.

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Location light pollution

This location is estimated to have light pollution levels similar to a semi-rural setting based on satellite data from CPRE.

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Dark site
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.

Location darkness on Saturday 17th February 2018

The below graphic shows if and when it will be dark at Hauxley Nature Reserve and Observatory on the evening of this event. Yellow areas show when the skies are not dark due to daylight (bold yellow) and moonlight (faded yellow). Click on the image for an explanation on how darkness is determined.


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