J.A. Jones Hoober Observatory Solar Observing

J.A. Jones Hoober Observatory Solar Observing

Sunday 11th June 2023 from 11:30am to 15:30pm

J.A. Jones Hoober Observatory
Lee Brook Lane, Wentworth, South Yorkshire, S62 7SH

Join the friendly astronomers from the Mexborough and Swinton Astronomical Society as they open their fantastic observatory for solar observations. Enjoy incredible views of the sun using specialist telescopes and tour the observatory. Everyone is welcome, and admission is FREE!

Please note that this has already taken place on 11/06/2023


Event organiser

Mexborough & Swinton Astronomical Society

Mexborough & Swinton Astronomical Society is organising this event

Please contact Mexborough & Swinton Astronomical Society directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.


Event booking

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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.



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