Marlborough College, Marlborough, Wiltshire, SN8 1PA
Friends of the Blackett Observatory may attend for an afternoon of solar observing. See our closest star, the Sun, using special solar telescopes, including white light and hydrogen alpha.
Note that this event is not open to the general public. For details on how to become a Friend of the Blackett Observatory see their website.
If you are already a Friend of Blackett Observatory and would like to attend this event, please get in touch with the observatory for details.
Please note that this has already taken place on 25/05/2023
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.
Thu 25th May
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.