Newtown Astronomical Society Meeting

Saturday 8th February 2020 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

Newtown Catholic Church

Long Bridge Street, Newtown, SY16 2BJ


Description

Members of the public are welcome to join Newtown Astronomical Society for this one of their monthly meetings to include a talk, presentation of what can be seen in the night sky this month, telescope surgery and stargazing if weather permits. The group aims to meet every second Saturday of the month from September through to June. Venue may change depending if there are any special events. Under 16's free otherwise a small fee is payable to help cover costs.

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

- Event run by a local astronomical society often involving an in-depth presentation by a guest speaker often with observing afterwards if weather permits. Most societies welcome members of the public to join them sometimes for a small fee or donation.


Organiser

This event is being organised by Newtown Astronomy Society 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 Newtown Astronomy Society 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 suburban setting based on satellite data from CPRE.

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

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