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Observing the Night Sky – Astronomy Talks Series

Observing the Night Sky – Astronomy Talks Series

Tuesday 11th February 2020 from 19:00pm to 20:00pm

The Friarage Theatre - Yarm School
Yarm School, Middlesbrough, TS15 9EJ

Join Dr Fred, one of the team of Go Stargazing astronomers, for a presentation on observing the night sky – the movements of the Sun, Moon and Stars. Fred will discuss how to identify and observe stars and planets in the night sky using the naked eye, binoculars and telescopes. The movements of the stars, planets, and moon throughout the night and throughout the year will be explained.

Please note that this event has already taken place on 11/02/2020

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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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