Oxford Museum of Natural History
Parks Road, Oxford, Oxfordshire, 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 has already taken place on 16/10/2021
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 16th Oct
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.