Lunar Eclipse Picnic

Friday 27th July 2018 from 20:30pm to 23:30pm

Hyde Common - Pentons Hill

New Forest National Park, Hyde, SP6 2QJ


Description

See the lunar eclipse with members of Fordingbridge Astronomical Society at Hyde Common... Everyone welcome, bring some chairs and a picnic to enjoy views of the red moon, summer constellations and see Venus, Jupiter and Saturn through a telescope.

- Event will involve stargazing and observing the skies through telescopes weather permitting


Organiser

This event is being organised by Fordingbridge Astronomical Society who should be contacted if you have any queries. We highly recommend you confirm this event is indeed going ahead before travelling. If you do attend it would be fantastic if you could let the organiser know you found them via Go Stargazing!


Bookings

Please contact Fordingbridge Astronomical Society directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.

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Location light pollution

This location is estimated to have light pollution levels similar to a semi-rural setting based on satellite data from CPRE.

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The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.

Location darkness on Friday 27th July 2018

The below graphic shows if and when it will be dark at Hyde Common - Pentons Hill on the evening of this event. Yellow areas show when the skies are not dark due to daylight (bold yellow) and moonlight (faded yellow). Click on the image for an explanation on how darkness is determined.


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