Bruce Observatory - Whitby School
Prospect Hill, Whitby, YO21 1LA
Join astronomers from Whitby and District Astronomical Society for this one of their regular Sunday evening public observing sessions at the Bruce Observatory, which take place during the observing season from September through to April.
These events are subject to favourable weather conditions and will only occur if there are relatively clear skies. Check with the organisers to ensure the event is indeed taking place before setting off.
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.
Sun 19th Dec
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.
Below is a list of events at Bruce Observatory - Whitby School. View these events on a calendar.