Observe the Transit of Mercury at Loxham Observatory

Observe the Transit of Mercury at Loxham Observatory

Monday 11th November 2019 from 12:30pm to 16:00pm

Loxham Observatory
Duncan Road, Cranfield, MK43 0TH, East of England

Join the team from Cranfield Astronomical Society at their Loxham Observatory to observe the planet Mercury pass in front of the Sun as viewed from Earth. This event is weather dependent with updates being posted on the observatory’s Twitter and Facebook page. No booking required!

Please note that this event has already taken place on 11/11/2019

Event organiser

Cranfield Astronomical Society

Cranfield Astronomical Society is organising this event

Please contact Cranfield Astronomical Society 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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