Royal Observatory Edinburgh
Blackford Hill, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH9 3HJ
Meet scientists and engineers who work at the Royal Observatory Edinburgh and hear all about their work at this free event (booking required).
Activities across the weekend include:
- Speak with Astronomers
- Talk to Engineers
- Astronomy crafts
- Hear from exciting start-up companies
- Handle meteorites
- Telescope dome tours
Please note that this has already taken place on 23/09/2023
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 23rd Sep
Sun 24th Sep
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.