Lunar Eclipse viewing from Faringdon Folly Tower

Friday 27th July 2018 from 20:00pm to 23:30pm

Faringdon Folly Tower

London Street, Faringdon, SN7 7AQ, South East


Members of the local Faringdon Astronomy social group will be observing the lunar eclipse on the evening of 27th July 2018. There will also be an opportunity to have a look at Jupiter, Saturn & Mars. Taking place as part of "FollyFest 2018" this event is weather permitting with a decision being made no later than 6pm and announced via their Facebook page.

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

Corona virus

Please be aware that due to the Coronavirus it is likely that this event has been cancelled or postponed. If you are considering attending this event please double check with the event organiser directly to confirm. If this event is indeed affected the organisers will no doubt need your support in the future -- please do consider attending an event of theirs when possible! Thank you!


This event is being organised by Faringdon Astronomy 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!


Please contact the Faringdon Astronomy Group via Facebook.

Go to the organiser's web page for this event

Location light pollution

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

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

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