Dark Sky Stargazing at Colliford Tavern

Dark Sky Stargazing at Colliford Tavern

Saturday 26th January 2019 from 19:00pm to 22:00pm

Colliford Tavern
Colliford Lake, St Neot, PL14 6PZ

Experience Bodmin Moor’s glorious night sky at this star gazing evening led by Caradon Observatory. If the sky is clear, you’ll be able to spot the Andromeda galaxy with your naked eye. There will also be a telescope trained on Mars as it sets in the West, and another set for viewing the Orion nebula. Booking is advisable and tickets will be £2 per person payable to the Tavern on arrival. Parking will be free.

Please note that this event has already taken place on 26/01/2019

Event organiser

Caradon Observatory

Caradon Observatory is organising this event

Please contact Caradon Observatory directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.

Event booking

Bookings for this event are being taken by the venue.

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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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