Marine Drive, Worthing, BN12 4XQ, South East
16/02/18 11:00 this event will now take place on 17th February due to favourable weather forecast.
Everyone is invited to join the Worthing Astronomers for this public stargazing event at Goring Gap. Taking place as part of “Go Stargazing Live 2018” the event is timed to coincide with new moon when the skies are at their darkest and the location of this event has been chosen especially to escape the worst of the local light pollution. The event is free of charge and families are welcome! Note that the event is scheduled to take place on the 16th February however may move to the 17th February depending on the weather. Not only is this a great opportunity to stargaze with experienced astronomers you’ll also be supporting your local astronomy club! Clear skies!
Please note that this event has already taken place on 17/02/2018
Worthing Astronomers is organising this event
Please contact Worthing Astronomers 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 17th Feb
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.