Hauxley Nature Reserve and Observatory
Low Hauxley, Newcastle, NE65 0JR
Join the Astronomers of Northumberland Astronomical Society for this stargazing event ideal for beginners. There will be 3 scheduled presentations throughout the evening focussing on the Northumberland night skies and then opportunity to observe through the observatory’s research-grade telescope. Ideal for anyone new to Astronomy or perhaps needing a hand with their telescope. Free to all however prior booking is required.
Please note that this event has already taken place on 21/10/2017
Northumberland Astronomical Society is organising this event
Please contact Northumberland Astronomical Society directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.
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 21st Oct
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.