Oakhill Village Hall
Zion Hill, Oakhill, Avon, BA3 5AN
Join the friendly Wells & Mendip Astronomers for this marathon observing session at Oakhill Village Hall!
Enjoy an introductory talk by Chris Starr FRAS, founder of the Wells & Mendip Astronomers, then explore the skies observing some of the best deep-sky objects using telescopes.
If you have the stamina, almost all of Messier’s 110 objects are visible between dusk and dawn, the so-called Messier Marathon!
Please note that this event has already taken place on 01/04/2022
Wells & Mendip Astronomers is organising this event
Please contact Wells & Mendip Astronomers directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.
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.
Fri 1st Apr
Sat 2nd Apr
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.