Guernsey Observatory Public Open Evening

Guernsey Observatory Public Open Evening

Thursday 24th August 2017 from 20:30pm to 22:30pm

Guernsey Observatory
Rue du Lorier, St Pierre du Bois, GY7 9JU

Join the volunteers from La Societe Guernesaise Astronomy Section for this public open evening of their observatory.  If weather permits observe stars, planets, galaxies and nebulae through their large 16″ telescope.  There’ll be short talks and slide shows on astronomical topics.  Small donation asked for, no need to book just pop in!

Please note that this event has already taken place on 24/08/2017


Event organiser

La Societe Guernesiase Astronomy Section

La Societe Guernesiase Astronomy Section is organising this event

Please contact La Societe Guernesiase Astronomy Section directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.


Event booking

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Event darkness

The Moon has a big impact on the visibility of celestial bodies in the night sky. Try to plan your stargazing when there is no bright Moon at night as this is when the skies will be at their darkest.

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.


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