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North Pennines Observatory Open Evening

North Pennines Observatory Open Evening

Monday 13th March 2017 from 19:00pm to 22:00pm

North Pennines Observatory
The Old School House, Allenheads, NE47 9HR

Wonderful opportunity to experience the dark skies above the North Pennines Observatory, this evening’s event includes a fascinating talk on “Dark Matter” by Dr Peter Edwards from Durham University and then observing from the observatory.

Please note that this event has already taken place on 13/03/2017


Event organiser

North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is organising this event

Please contact North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.


Event booking

For full details on how to attend this event, including how to book, please see the event's official 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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