Mills Observatory Winter Open Night

Mills Observatory Winter Open Night

Thursday 23rd March 2017 from 16:00pm to 22:00pm

Mills Observatory
Glamis Road, Balgay Park, Dundee, DD2 2UB

You are invited to join the astronomers at Mills Observatory for this one of their regular open evenings. Observe breathtaking views of the moon and planets and despite local light pollution see some of the brighter star-clusters, nebulae and galaxies through their huge state-of-the-art 16 inch diameter telescope. Various space-themed exhibitions are also on show. With free admission and free parking these events offer a fantastic evening out and great value too (small charge applies to planetarium shows).  No booking required — just turn up!

Please note that this event has already taken place on 23/03/2017

Event organiser

Mills Observatory

Mills Observatory is organising this event

Please contact Mills Observatory directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.

Event booking

Booking is not required to attend the observatory open evenings -- just turn up!

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Event darkness

The Moon has a big impact on the visibility of celestial bodies in the night sky. Try to plan your stargazing when there is no bright Moon at night as this is when the skies will be at their darkest.

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.

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