Theydon Bois Village Hall
Coppice Row, Theydon Bois, CM167ER
Everyone is invited to join in the celebrations as Loughton Astronomical Society enjoys its 50th orbit of the Sun! The event really is for everyone with activities for families, scope doctor (take your telescope along if you’d like some help!), trade stands and refreshments. Also a 60 seat planetarium with 4 shows taking place throughout the morning, then in the afternoon astronomical presentations by leading lecturers.
Attending the festival is free of charge however the planetarium costs £3 adults / £2 children under 16 and the afternoon lectures cost £15. Free all dark parking. Tickets to the lectures can be purchased online.
Please note that this event has already taken place on 10/11/2018
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 10th Nov
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.