International Observe the Moon Night at Loxham Observatory

International Observe the Moon Night at Loxham Observatory

Friday 27th October 2017 from 17:30pm to 21:30pm

Loxham Observatory
Duncan Road, Cranfield, MK43 0TH, East of England

Join members from Cranfield Astronomical Society as they open the Loxham Observatory for this special evening to observe the moon. Look through the observatory’s large 11″ telescope and gaze at the craters and mountain ranges on the surface of Earth’s closest natural satellite, society members will also have their telescopes on hand. Free event with no booking required, simply turn up on the evening!

Please note that this event has already taken place on 27/10/2017

Event organiser

Cranfield Astronomical Society

Cranfield Astronomical Society is organising this event

Please contact Cranfield Astronomical Society directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.

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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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