Listening to Einstein's Universe

Listening to Einstein's Universe

Friday 7th December 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

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

Event organiser

Caithness Astronomy Group

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.

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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