RSPB St Aidan's Nature Park
Astley Lane, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS26 8AL
Join the team from RSPB St Aidan’s Nature Park for an evening discovering all things about galaxies in collaboration with the Wakefield and District Astronomical Society.
This interactive session will allow you to learn about galaxy formation, the different types of galaxies, our galaxy – the Milky Way – and other galaxies in the universe.
If it is a clear sky, we will attempt to observe as many galaxies as possible, plus other exciting objects that are visible. There will be a range of telescopes and other optical equipment to compare the views through each.
Please note that this has already taken place on 01/03/2023
Wakefield & District Astronomical Society is organising this event
Please contact Wakefield & District Astronomical Society 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.
Wed 1st Mar
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.
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