Farewell Cassini! See the planet Saturn...

Farewell Cassini! See the planet Saturn...

Friday 15th September 2017 from 19:30pm to 20:00pm

Coats Observatory
Paisley Museum, Paisley, PA1 2BA

This special event is in tribute to the Cassini space probe which has been exploring Saturn for over a decade and whose mission comes to an end on this day.  Members of Renfrewshire Astronomical Society and Coats Observatory will give a short presentation before observing the majestic ringed planet.  Free admission and suitable for children who will no doubt be amazed at seeing this planet through a telescope.

Please note that this event has already taken place on 15/09/2017


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Coats Observatory is organising this event

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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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