Castlehill Heritage Centre
Castletown, Caithness, KW14 8TG
Caithness Astronomical Group are hosting this free astronomy event to celebrate their 10th Anniversary at the most northerly Dark Sky Discovery Site in the UK… The event includes a fascinating talk “Listening to Einstein’s Universe: The Dawn of Gravitational-Wave Astronomy” from University of Glasgow astronomer Professor Martin Hendry MBE. Refreshments (including cake!) will be served after the presentation. If weather permits there will also be there will be opportunity to do observing with CAG telescopes. Children are very welcome if accompanied by a parent or guardian.
Please note that this event has already taken place on 07/12/2018
Caithness Astronomy Group is organising this event
Please contact Caithness Astronomy Group directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.
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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.
Fri 7th Dec
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.