Norman Lockyer Observatory
Salcombe Hill Road, Sidmouth, Devon, EX10 0NY
Enjoy a daytime visit to the Norman Lockyer Observatory and see the Sun as you may never have seen it before! Learn about the history of the telescopes at the Norman Lockyer Observatory, including a short talk (with a different topic each evening), planetarium presentation of what is visible in the night skies, a tour of the technology centre and observing using the observatory telescopes, weather permitting. No booking is required; turn up on the night! An entrance fee applies.
Norman Lockyer Astronomical Society is organising this event
Please contact Norman Lockyer Astronomical Society directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.
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.
Wed 20th Jul
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.
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