Wynyard Planetarium & Observatory
Thorpe Thewles, Stockton-on-Tees, County Durham, TS21 3JG
Join friendly and enthusiastic amateur astronomers at Wynyard Observatory for an informal evening of stargazing. Observe the Moon, planets and deep-sky objects using their large aperture telescopes. Take your telescope if you have one for expert advice!
These sessions occur every Tuesday night throughout the stargazing season from September to April, as long as volunteers are available. The free events occur, whatever the weather, with the planetarium offering somewhere warm to congregate and chat with the team.
These sessions are ideal for everyone interested, including families with younger astronomers, and no need to book in advance.
Please note that this has already taken place on 05/12/2023
Teesside Astronomical Science Centre is organising this event
Please contact Teesside Astronomical Science Centre 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.
Tue 5th Dec
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.
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