Messier Marathon 2019

Saturday 21st March 2020 from 18:00pm to Sunday 22nd March 2020 02:00am

Charterhouse Outdoor Activity Centre

Charterhouse-on-Mendip, Blagon, BS40 7XR


Description

Join the enthusiastic members from Wells & Mendip Astronomers and Bath Astronomers for this public stargazing event at Charterhouse. After an introductory talk explore your way around the skies with expert assistance observing some of the brightest star clusters, nebulae and galaxies catalogued by the great astronomer Charles Messier.

- Event includes an astronomy related presentation or talk.

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


Organiser

This event is being organised by Wells & Mendip Astronomers 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 Wells & Mendip Astronomers 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 rural setting based on satellite data from CPRE.

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

Location darkness on Saturday 21st March 2020

The below graphic shows if and when it will be dark at Charterhouse Outdoor Activity Centre 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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