Cosmic Kidz - BBC Stargazing Live 2017

Cosmic Kidz - BBC Stargazing Live 2017

Sunday 2nd April 2017 from 14:15pm to 22:00pm

Amersham School
Stanley Hill, Amersham, HP7 9HH

Join members of Wycombe Astronomical Society for this special all day event at Amersham School.

From 14:15pm to 17:30pm the large school hall will play host to a planetarium, science shows including comet making and rockets, try on a space suit (including a replica that Tim Peake wore to the space station), telescope displays and microscopes with meteorite specimens.

Then from 20:00pm to 22:00pm weather permitting observing through telescopes from the school field.

This is a fantastic event for all of the family and a great opportunity to see just how excited and cosmic your kids can be!  Booking not required, just turn up!

Please note that this event has already taken place on 02/04/2017

Event organiser

Wycombe Astronomical Society

Wycombe Astronomical Society is organising this event

Please contact Wycombe Astronomical Society directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.

Event booking

For full details on how to attend this event, including how to book, please see the event's official website.

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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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