EAARO Space Operations Centre
Space Operations Centre - Building 1013, Alconbury Airfield, PE28 4XA
Enjoy a warm welcome at the EAARO space operations centre based on the former RAF Alconbury airfield and learn about meteor detection whilst observing observe back scatter reflections from the peaks of November’s strongest meteor showers, the Geminids.
Our open observations are fun evenings where you will get the chance to experience a working radio observatory exploring several different techniques to gather data from meteor observations. Refreshments and free parking provided for all guests.
Please note that this event has already taken place on 13/12/2019
East Anglian Astrophysical Research Organisation is organising this event
Please contact East Anglian Astrophysical Research Organisation 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.
Fri 13th Dec
Sat 14th Dec
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.