Standalone Farm, Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire, SG6 4JN
Did you get a new telescope for Christmas? Do you have one that you aren’t sure how to use? If you want help, we can show you how to use your scope and get the best from it. We need you to bring the scope with you, and we can set it up correctly and show you how to use it.
If you would like some help, please let us know if you are coming and what scope you have. The event is free of charge, though we would welcome donations to the society.
We are starting a little earlier to make it easier to bring younger children along. If the skies are clear, we will open up the observatory afterwards.
Please note that this has already taken place on 28/01/2023
Letchworth & District Astronomical Society is organising this event
Please contact Letchworth & District Astronomical Society directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.
For full details on how to attend this event, including how to book, please see the event's official website.Visit event website
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 28th Jan
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.
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