International Observe the Moon Night with Monkton Stargazers

Saturday 5th October 2019 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

Thanet Observatory

Monkton Nature Reserve, Monkton, CT12 4LH


Description

As part of the International Observe the Moon Night the Monkton Stargazers will be looking at the Moon through the telescope, as well as Jupiter and Saturn, both of which should also be visible. There will also be fun activities for all ages.

If it is cloudy there will be a talk on the Moon and the activities will go ahead. Price £5 per person.

- Event will involve stargazing and observing the skies through telescopes weather permitting


Corona virus

Please be aware that due to the Coronavirus it is quite possible that this event has been cancelled or postponed, if you are considering attending this event please double check with the event organiser directly to confirm. If this event is indeed affected the organisers will no doubt need your support in the future -- please do consider attending an event of theirs when possible! Thank you!


Organiser

This event is being organised by Monkton Stargazers who should be contacted if you have any queries. We highly recommend you confirm this event is indeed going ahead before travelling. If you do attend it would be fantastic if you could let the organiser know you found them via Go Stargazing!


Bookings

No booking required simply pay on arrival.

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Location light pollution

This location is estimated to have light pollution levels similar to a semi-rural setting based on satellite data from CPRE.

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The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.

Location darkness on Saturday 5th October 2019

The below graphic shows if and when it will be dark at Thanet Observatory on the evening of this event. Yellow areas show when the skies are not dark due to daylight (bold yellow) and moonlight (faded yellow). Click on the image for an explanation on how darkness is determined.


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