Jim Savage-Lowden Observatory Public Open Evening

Friday 1st January 2021 from 21:00pm to 23:00pm

Jim Savage-Lowden Observatory

Culloden Battlefield, Culloden Moor, IV2 5EU


Description

On Friday and Saturday evenings each month throughout the observing season (September through to March) members from Highlands Astronomical Society open the doors to their Jim Savage-Lowden Observatory to the public for observing sessions.

Note that the dates and times of these events are subject to change depending on weather conditions and the time of year. We advise that you contact the Society to confirm your attendance and check the Highlands Astronomical Society's website homepage to confirm that this event is indeed going ahead before setting out!

- Event will involve stargazing and observing the skies through telescopes weather permitting


Corona virus

Please be aware that due to the Coronavirus it is likely that this event has been cancelled or postponed. If you are considering attending this event please double check with the event organiser directly to confirm. If this event is indeed affected the organisers will no doubt need your support in the future -- please do consider attending an event of theirs when possible! Thank you!


Organiser

This online event is being organised by Highlands Astronomical Society who should be contacted if you have any queries. If you do attend this online event it would be great if you could let the organiser know you found out about it via Go Stargazing, thank you!


Bookings

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

Go to the organiser's web page for this event


Location light pollution

This location is estimated to have light pollution levels similar to a semi-rural setting based on satellite data from CPRE.

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Dark site
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.

Location darkness on Friday 1st January 2021

The below graphic shows if and when it will be dark at Jim Savage-Lowden Observatory on the evening of this event. Yellow areas show when the skies are not dark due to daylight (bold yellow) and moonlight (faded yellow). Click on the image for an explanation on how darkness is determined.


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