Public Observing at Cygnus Observatory

Public Observing at Cygnus Observatory

Thursday 15th February 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

Cygnus Observatory at Washington Wetland Centre
Washington Wetland Centre, Washington, Sunderland, NE38 8LE

Members of the public are invited to join enthusiastic members of Sunderland Astronomical Society for an evening of stargazing and observing through their large aperture telescopes. If you need assistance with your own telescope you are welcome to bring it along. These events are held every Thursday and Sunday through the observing season and are dependent primarily on the weather. Note that the third Sunday of each month is the society’s monthly meeting and lecture night to which everyone is welcome.

Please note that this event has already taken place on 15/02/2018

Event organiser

Sunderland Astronomical Society

Sunderland Astronomical Society is organising this event

Please contact Sunderland 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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