Jeremiah Horrocks Observatory Open Day

Jeremiah Horrocks Observatory Open Day

Sunday 18th September 2022 from 10:00am to 14:00pm

Jeremiah Horrocks Observatory - Moor Park
Blackpool Road, Preston, Lancashire, PR2 3AE, North West

Visit the Jeremiah Horrocks Observatory and meet astronomers from the Preston and District Astronomical Society for this open day as part of Preston Heritage Open Days.

Please note that this has already taken place on 18/09/2022


Event organiser

Preston and District Astronomical Society

Preston and District Astronomical Society is organising this event

Please contact Preston and District Astronomical Society 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.



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