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Kielder Observatory Midweek Open Evening

Kielder Observatory Midweek Open Evening

Monday 9th December 2019 from 20:00pm to 23:00pm

Kielder Observatory
Black Fell, Near Kielder Village, Northumberland, NE48 1EJ

Midweek events at Kielder Observatory offer a good opportunity to visit the facility when the weather is clear as these events no longer get booked up well in advance — as such it’s possible to check the weather forecast a few days beforehand when deciding to book tickets. If you want to experience the dark skies plan your visit during a “new Moon” period (see our dark sky calendar to check). If you register on our website and choose to receive clear sky event notifications for this location we will automatically email you when these events take place and the weather forecast looks promising! Note that events take place 7 nights a week with start times varying throughout the year.

Please note that this event has already taken place on 09/12/2019


Event organiser

Kielder Observatory

Kielder Observatory is organising this event

Please contact Kielder Observatory 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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