Open University Robert Hooke Building
Kents Hill, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK7 6AA
The Open University Astronomy Club meetings are generally held on the first Tuesday of every month, from September to June.
These meetings are open to all (not just Open University students and staff) and are suitable for beginners; newcomers are very welcome!
In addition, the astronomy club hosts public visits to the George Abell Observatory, which is also on the university campus.
Please note that this has already taken place on 05/12/2023
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.
Tue 5th Dec
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.
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