Brighton Palace Pier
Madeira Drive, Brighton, BN2 1TW
As part of the British Science Festival 2017 that takes place in Brighton between 5th and 9th September Astronomers from Brighton Astronomy Club will this evening be hosting a public stargazing session at the end of Brighton Pier. The location will be at the very far end of the pier, to the back right corner, behind the Extreme Booster ride. Using telescopes you’ll be able to see the planets Jupiter and Saturn and the moon rising during the evening as well as have opportunity to ask lots of astronomical questions and find out more about your local astronomy club.
Please note that this event has already taken place on 08/09/2017
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.
Fri 8th Sep
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.