The Beacon Observatory - University of Kent
Kent Community Oasis Garden, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 7NZ
Join the team from Beacon Observatory, who will mark NASA’s International Observe The Moon Night 2022 with a presentation at the University Kent Grimond Building (Lecture Theatre 3) before adjourning to the adjacent Beacon Observatory for an observing session if weather permits.
This event will go ahead regardless of weather and opens with a talk from Professor Mark Burchell titled “Impact Moon”. IMPORTANT: Please arrive at the Grimond building entrance no earlier than 18:50 and wait outside to be escorted in by a Beacon Astronomy Group team member. Do not enter the building on your own or unescorted.
There is no admission fee and no prior booking required; however, please use the RSVP feature on Facebook (if you have a Facebook account) to let the team know whether you will be coming. A donation box will be available if you wish to contribute to the group’s small but nonzero administration costs. Everyone is welcome.
Please note that this has already taken place on 01/10/2022
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.
Sat 1st Oct
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.
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