Torquay Boys Grammar School & Observatory
Shiphay Manor Drive, Torquay, Devon, TQ2 7EL
Join the members of the Torbay Astronomical Society for this observation evening at Torquay Boys Grammer School. You’ll see incredible objects from the school observatory, including planets, galaxies, and nebulae!
If an observational evening is cloudy, there will instead be short talks, videos and other astronomically related activities in room PL4 on the first floor at the back of the school.
Non-members are asked to pay £3 to help cover costs; everyone is welcome to join their Society.
Please note that this has already taken place on 21/09/2023
Torbay Astronomical Society is organising this event
Please contact Torbay Astronomical Society directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.
For full details on how to attend this event, including how to book, please see the event's official website.Visit event website
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.
Thu 21st Sep
Local light pollution
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