Planets in the Park

Planets in the Park

Saturday 24th February 2024 from 18:00pm to 20:30pm

Clifton Park Garden House and Courtyard
Clifton Lane, Rotherham, South Yorkshire, S65 2AA, Yorkshire and The Humber

Come along and view the night sky as never before. This event is suitable for all ages; presentations and displays will complement the observation of the night sky. If you have a telescope and require advise please bring it along. Please wrap up warmly for the evening; refreshments will be available for a small charge.

Please note that this has already taken place on 24/02/2024

Event organiser

Mexborough & Swinton Astronomical Society

Mexborough & Swinton Astronomical Society is organising this event

Please contact Mexborough & Swinton Astronomical Society directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.

Event booking

Please book tickets for this event via the Eventbrite 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.

Stay and gaze nearby

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