See our telescopes for beginners guide and our mobile app

Public Observing at Bruce Observatory

Public Observing at Bruce Observatory

Sunday 4th February 2018 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

Bruce Observatory - Whitby School
Prospect Hill, Whitby, YO21 1LA

Everyone is invited to join astronomers from Whitby & District Astronomical Society for this one of their regular Sunday evening observing sessions at the Bruce Observatory.  These events are subject to favourable weather conditions and will only take place if there are at least relatively clear skies.  Check with the organisers to ensure the event is indeed taking place before setting off.

Please note that this event has already taken place on 04/02/2018


Event organiser

Whitby & District Astronomical Society

Whitby & District Astronomical Society is organising this event

Please contact Whitby & 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.

Visit event website

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

  • High Farm – Beadlam Rigg

    Beadlam Rigg, Pockley, YO62 7TG (20.7 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

    More info
  • Humble Bee Farm

    Flixton, Scarborough, YO11 3UJ (22.1 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

    More info
  • Carlton Grange – Helmsley

    Carlton, Helmsley, YO62 5HH (22.6 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

    More info
  • Carlton Lodge – Helmsley

    53 Bondgate, Helmsley, YO62 5EY (23.8 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

    More info
  • Easterside Farm

    Hawnby, Helmsley, YO62 5QT (24.8 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

    More info
  • Carr House Farm Bed and Breakfast – Ampleforth

    Ampleforth, York, YO62 4ED (28.2 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

    More info