Glamis Road, Balgay Park, Dundee, DD2 2UB
Visit the Mills Observatory on a Saturday afternoon and enjoy a range of astronomical related activities with the assistance of volunteers from Dundee University. Attendance is free of charge.
On selected Saturdays you can also enjoy an astronomy talk suitable for everyone no matter your level of experience or expertise with the schedule as follows:
Oct 20 – “Great Moments in Astronomy”
Nov 17 – “Witnessing Star Formation Through Different Telescopes”
Dec 8 – “The Big Bang Theory”
Jan 19 – “A Spacecraft’s View of the Solar System”
Feb 16 – “Finding Your Way Around the Night Sky”
Mar 16 – “Stars in Your Eyes”
Please note that this event has already taken place on 16/02/2019
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 16th Feb
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.