Public Observing at Jeremiah Horrocks Observatory

Public Observing at Jeremiah Horrocks Observatory

Thursday 20th February 2020 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

Jeremiah Horrocks Observatory - Moor Park
Blackpool Road, Preston, PR2 3AE, North West

Members of the public are welcome to join astronomers from Preston and District Astronomical Society for this one of their regular open evenings of the historic Jeremiah Horrocks Observatory in Moor Park which take place on the third Thursday of each month between September and March.

Please note that this event has already taken place on 20/02/2020


Event organiser

Preston and District Astronomical Society

Preston and District Astronomical Society is organising this event

Please contact Preston and District Astronomical Society directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.


Event booking

For full details on how to attend this event, including how to book, please see the event's official 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.



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