National Space Centre
Exploration Drive, Leicester, LE4 5NS
The Federation of Astronomical Societies is delighted to announce that they will be holding an in-person convention on Saturday, 13 November 2021, at the National Space Centre.
Tickets to the event are available to the public. They include a free planetarium show (to those who arrive early) and an opportunity to explore the exhibits in the centre after the main presentations.
There will be a line-up of fantastic guest speakers, including Matt Nicholl from the University of Birmingham, who will present on Gravitational Waves and Julian Onions from the University of Nottingham on Dark Matter: Is It Dark and Is It Matter?
Federation of Astronomical Societies is organising this event
Please contact Federation of Astronomical Societies directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.
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 13th Nov
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.