Observing at the University of Glasgow Observatory

Observing at the University of Glasgow Observatory

Wednesday 24th January 2024 from 18:30pm to 20:30pm

University of Glasgow Observatory
Acre Road, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, G20 0TL

Weather permitting, Glasgow University Astronomical Society members hold monthly term-time observing sessions at their observatory on Acre Road. Whilst these events are held in the School of Physics and Astronomy’s facilities, membership in the Society is open to all. Please get in touch with the group if you are interested in attending this event.

Please note that this has already taken place on 24/01/2024

Event organiser

Glasgow University Astronomy Society

Glasgow University Astronomy Society is organising this event

Please contact Glasgow University Astronomy 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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