Failand Observatory Winter Star Party

Failand Observatory Winter Star Party

Thursday 7th October 2021 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

Failand Observatory
Failand, Near Wraxall, Avon, BS8 3US

Enjoy an evening of stargazing with the friendly astronomers from the Bristol Astronomical Society, who will have several telescopes aimed at various exciting objects in the night sky.

Please note that this event is weather dependent and only goes ahead if the skies are clear enough for observing.

If the event is going ahead, free tickets will become available on the Eventbrite website from 10 am on the morning of the event.

Please note that this has already taken place on 07/10/2021

Event organiser

Bristol Astronomical Society

Bristol Astronomical Society is organising this event

Please contact Bristol 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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