Practical Astronomy with Kernow Astronomers

Thursday 6th December 2018 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

Trevarrion Holiday Park

Mawgan Porth, Newquay, TR8 4AQ


Description

Members of the public are welcome to join the Kernow Astronomers for this one of their regular first Thursday of the month (October through to March) observing nights at Trevarrion Holiday Park. It's a great opportunity to spend an evening exploring the night skies with enthusiastic and friendly astronomers -- if the weather does not permit being outside some practical demonstrations will instead take place indoors.

- Event will involve stargazing and observing the skies through telescopes weather permitting


Organiser

This event is being organised by Kernow Astronomers who should be contacted if you have any queries. We highly recommend you confirm this event is indeed going ahead before travelling. If you do attend it would be fantastic if you could let the organiser know you found them via Go Stargazing!


Bookings

Please contact Kernow Astronomers directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.

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Location light pollution

This location is estimated to have light pollution levels similar to a semi-rural setting based on satellite data from CPRE.

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The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.

Location darkness on Thursday 6th December 2018

The below graphic shows if and when it will be dark at Trevarrion Holiday Park on the evening of this event. Yellow areas show when the skies are not dark due to daylight (bold yellow) and moonlight (faded yellow). Click on the image for an explanation on how darkness is determined.


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