Island Planetarium Night Sky Experience

Island Planetarium Night Sky Experience

Wednesday 15th February 2023 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

Island Planetarium
Fort Victoria Country Park, Yarmouth, Isle of Wight, PO41 0RR

Enjoy a spectacular evening at the Island Planetarium with friendly astronomers and large-aperture telescopes!

Learn your way around the night sky, including how to find constellations, planets, star clusters, nebulae and galaxies — then observe these incredible objects using the telescopes provided (weather permitting).

You’ll enjoy full-dome presentations in the planetarium if the weather is cloudy. These sessions cost £10 and must be pre-booked.

Please note that this has already taken place on 15/02/2023


Event organiser

West Wight Stargazing Group

West Wight Stargazing Group is organising this event

Please contact West Wight Stargazing Group directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.


Event booking

For full details on how to attend this event, including how to book, please see the event's official website.

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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.



Forthcoming events

Below is a list of events at Island Planetarium. View these events on our calendar, add them to your calendar or Google Calendar.

  • West Wight Stargazing Club

    Tuesday 4th June 2024 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Island Planetarium, Yarmouth, PO41 0RR

    More info
  • West Wight Stargazing Club

    Tuesday 2nd July 2024 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Island Planetarium, Yarmouth, PO41 0RR

    More info
  • West Wight Stargazing Club

    Tuesday 6th August 2024 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Island Planetarium, Yarmouth, PO41 0RR

    More info
  • West Wight Stargazing Club

    Tuesday 3rd September 2024 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Island Planetarium, Yarmouth, PO41 0RR

    More info
  • West Wight Stargazing Club

    Tuesday 1st October 2024 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Island Planetarium, Yarmouth, PO41 0RR

    More info
  • West Wight Stargazing Club

    Tuesday 5th November 2024 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Island Planetarium, Yarmouth, PO41 0RR

    More info

Stay and gaze nearby

Stay at one of these stargazing-friendly accommodation providers.

  • DreamAcres – Cranborne Chase

    Coombe Bissett, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP5 4LP (25.6 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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