Observing at High Legh Community Observatory

Observing at High Legh Community Observatory

Friday 21st February 2020 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

High Legh Community Observatory
Abbey Leys Farm, High Legh, WA16 6NS

Everyone is invited to join the members of High Legh Astronomical Society in their charming and welcoming observatory for this one of their regular Friday evening open nights.

Please note that the observatory will be open only if the weather is good and for two to three hours after dusk. The start time of these events will change throughout the course of the year with the earliest time being 8pm. If you are interested in attending we recommend you contact the Society in advance to confirm opening times and let them know you’ll be going along.

These events are free of charge and make for a great opportunity for an evening of stargazing with a friendly and enthusiastic bunch of amateur astronomers!

Please note that this event has already taken place on 21/02/2020

Event organiser

High Legh Community Observatory

High Legh Community Observatory is organising this event

Please contact High Legh Community Observatory 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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