Moonwatch and Stargazing with Sunderland Astronomical Society

Moonwatch and Stargazing with Sunderland Astronomical Society

Saturday 1st February 2020 from 19:00pm to 21:30pm

Cygnus Observatory at Washington Wetland Centre
Washington Wetland Centre, Washington, Sunderland, NE38 8LE

Visit the Cygnus Observatory based at the Washington Wetlands Centre for an evening dedicated to our nearest celestial neighbour. See the moon in stunning detail through many telescopes and enjoy a tour of the night skies from this welcoming and friendly group of amateur astronomers. This is a free event (prior registration required).

Please note that this event has already taken place on 01/02/2020


Event organiser

Sunderland Astronomical Society

Sunderland Astronomical Society is organising this event

Please contact Sunderland Astronomical Society directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.


Event booking

Reservations for this free event can be made via the Eventbrite website.

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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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