Jeremiah Horrocks Observatory - Moor Park
Blackpool Road, Preston, PR2 3AE, North West
Members of the public are welcome to join astronomers from Preston and District Astronomical Society for this one of their regular open evenings of the historic Jeremiah Horrocks Observatory in Moor Park, which take place on the third Thursday of each month between September and March. Enjoy views of the night sky using telescopes if the skies are clear; if not, there will be a tour of the observatory and a short talk on Astronomy. The event is free of charge however requires pre-booking.
Please note that this event has already taken place on 20/01/2022
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.
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.
Thu 20th Jan
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.