St Peter's School York
Clifton, York, North Yorkshire, YO30 6AB
Annual Stargazing evening with guest speaker Dr Andy Higginbotham. Live stargazing and a science exhibition also from 18:00 on the night.
From 18:00, the IOP Yorkshire branch, the University of York Physics department and others will be running a science exhibition and stargazing with the York Astronomical Society (weather permitting). No ticket is required for this part of the event.
Public lecture 20:00 – 21:00 with guest speaker Dr Andy Higginbotham ‘Laboratory Astrophysics: Bringing the Universe down to Earth!’. Tickets are required for the lecture (free).
Please note that this has already taken place on 20/02/2023
The York Astronomical Society is organising this event
Please contact The York 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.
Mon 20th Feb
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.
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