Cambridge Observatory - Institute of Astronomy
University of Cambridge, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB3 0HA
Astronomers aged 7 to 11 will love these Saturday morning sessions in the Hoyle Building at the Institute of Astronomy, Madingley Road, Cambridge.
A theme is given to each meeting, for example, galaxies, ancient astronomy, peculiar stars, death of dinosaurs. The aim is to make astronomy fun!
Meetings also include a short film in the lecture theatre and an activity session and run from 10.00 am – 12.00 am on the last Saturday of every month.
Please note that this event has already taken place on 30/07/2022
Cambridge Astronomical Association is organising this event
Please contact Cambridge Astronomical Association directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.
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.
Sat 30th Jul
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.
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