British Science Festival Stargazing at Brighton Pier

British Science Festival Stargazing at Brighton Pier

Friday 8th September 2017 from 19:00pm to 22:00pm

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

Event organiser

Brighton Astronomy Club

Brighton Astronomy Club is organising this event

Please contact Brighton Astronomy Club directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.

Event booking

No booking for this event is required simply turn up on the night!

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Event darkness

The Moon has a big impact on the visibility of celestial bodies in the night sky. Try to plan your stargazing when there is no bright Moon at night as this is when the skies will be at their darkest.

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.

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