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International Observe the Moon at Oxford Museum of Natural History

International Observe the Moon at Oxford Museum of Natural History

Saturday 16th October 2021 from 19:00pm to 20:30pm

Oxford Museum of Natural History
Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3PW

Join a team of planetary scientists for International Observe the Moon Night on Saturday 16th October 2021. The event will take place on the lawn outside the museum.

The team will be on hand to answer your Moon-based questions, and we also have telescopes for observing the Moon and some hands-on activities.

The event will only go ahead, weather permitting. No prior booking is required.

Please note that this event has already taken place on 16/10/2021

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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