Pex Hill Visitors Centre, Widnes, WA8 5QW
Everyone is invited to Leighton Observatory for this special open day and evening timed to coincide with BBC Stargazing Live 2017. Enjoy a tour of the observatory, talks from society members, solar observing and night time stargazing. The experts from Liverpool Astronomical Society will be on hand to discuss the wonderful hobby of astronomy! No booking required, just turn up!
Please note that this event has already taken place on 08/04/2017
Liverpool Astronomical Society is organising this event
Please contact Liverpool 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.
Sat 8th Apr
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.