Observation evening with Torbay Astronomical Society

Observation evening with Torbay Astronomical Society

Thursday 11th April 2024 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

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 11/04/2024


Event organiser

Torbay Astronomical Society

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.


Event booking

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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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