Victoria Hotel - Canterbury
59 London Road, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 8JY
Members of the public are invited to join Astronomers from Mid-Kent Astronomical Society for this one of their regular observatory open evenings. The observatory is home to a huge half-metre aperture telescope giving great views of the skies despite local light pollution.
Attendees are asked to first meet in the conservatory at the Victoria Hotel, 59 London Road, CT2 8JY and guests will be escorted to the observatory from there.
Please be aware that these observing sessions are weather dependent and potential visitors should confirm that the event is going ahead by checking the Mid-Kent Astronomical Society’s website before travelling.
Please note that this event has already taken place on 21/08/2020
Mid-Kent Astronomical Society is organising this event
Please contact Mid-Kent 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 21st Aug
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.