Orion and Jupiter over Mugdock

Orion and Jupiter over Mugdock

Monday 15th January 2024 from 19:30pm to 21:00pm

Mugdock Country Park
Craigallian Road, Milngavie, Lanarkshire, G62 8EL

Join the friendly astronomers from the Astronomical Society of Glasgow if you want to learn about the stars of our beautiful night sky and how to spot the planet Jupiter along with Orion and the other winter constellations.

On a clear night we will show you stars, galaxies, planets, meteors, satellites and more with your own eyes and through the Astronomical Society of Glasgow’s telescopes. If it’s cloudy you will hear all about these wonders from our team of seasoned and friendly astronomers (OK, possibly eccentric too!) who will be on hand with tips on how to get the most out of your own eyes, binoculars and telescopes. No experience is necessary.

Beginners are most welcome as are people who wish to bring their own telescopes and find out how to use them. And remember to wrap up warm!

Please note that this has already taken place on 15/01/2024


Event organiser

The Astronomical Society of Glasgow

The Astronomical Society of Glasgow is organising this event

Please contact The Astronomical Society of Glasgow directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.


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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

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  • Stargazing at Mugdock

    Friday 4th October 2024 from 19:30pm to 21:00pm

    Mugdock Country Park, Milngavie, G62 8EL

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