Beaumont Street, Hexham, Northumberland, NE46 3NB
Join local astronomer Wil Cheung at Hexham Abbey for a family moongazing event. See the Museum of the Moon in the stunning surroundings of Hexham Abbey with a fascinating talk from Wil Cheung. Enjoy a warming hot chocolate and biscuits, then gaze in awe at the waning Gibbous Moon through telescopes in the Abbey Car Park. Warm clothes should be worn as this event will be partly outdoors.
Please note that this has already taken place on 01/11/2023
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.
Wed 1st Nov
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.
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