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Observing Night at the Bruce Observatory

Observing Night at the Bruce Observatory

Sunday 13th February 2022 from 19:15pm to 21:15pm

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.


Event organiser

Whitby & District Astronomical Society

Whitby & District Astronomical Society is organising this event

Please contact Whitby & District 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.



Forthcoming events

Below is a list of events at Bruce Observatory - Whitby School. View these events on a calendar.

  • Observing Night at the Bruce Observatory

    Sunday 23rd January 2022 from 19:15pm to 21:15pm

    Bruce Observatory - Whitby School, Whitby, YO21 1LA

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  • Observing Night at the Bruce Observatory

    Sunday 30th January 2022 from 19:15pm to 21:15pm

    Bruce Observatory - Whitby School, Whitby, YO21 1LA

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  • Whitby and District Astronomical Society monthly meeting

    Tuesday 1st February 2022 from 19:30pm to 20:15pm

    Bruce Observatory - Whitby School, Whitby, YO21 1LA

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  • Observing Night at the Bruce Observatory

    Sunday 6th February 2022 from 19:15pm to 21:15pm

    Bruce Observatory - Whitby School, Whitby, YO21 1LA

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  • Observing Night at the Bruce Observatory

    Sunday 13th February 2022 from 19:15pm to 21:15pm

    Bruce Observatory - Whitby School, Whitby, YO21 1LA

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  • Observing Night at the Bruce Observatory

    Sunday 20th February 2022 from 19:15pm to 21:15pm

    Bruce Observatory - Whitby School, Whitby, YO21 1LA

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