Friends Meeting House - Derby
St Helens Street, Derby, DE1 3GY, East Midlands
Held between September and June each year these monthly “introduction to astronomy” events are specifically aimed at beginners to include help and advice on using telescopes, navigating the night skies and astrophotography. Bring your own telescope as, if the weather permits, there’ll be opportunity for observing from the back of the venue.
Please note that this event has already taken place on 16/03/2018
Derby & District Astronomical Society is organising this event
Please contact Derby & District Astronomical Society directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.
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.
Fri 16th Mar
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.