Public Observing at Roseland Observatory

Public Observing at Roseland Observatory

Tuesday 3rd October 2017 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

Roseland Observatory
Truro High School for Girls, Truro, TR1 2HU

Everyone is welcome to join the friendly, enthusiastic and experienced astronomers at Roseland Observatory for this one of their regular Tuesday night public open evenings. The venue at Courts Farm near St Austell offers great opportunity to experience the dark skies of Cornwall. Enjoy views of the cosmos using the observatory’s telescopes and learn your way around the constellations with a tour of the night sky. Why not make the most of your visit and camp over!? Please contact the observatory directly for more details.

Please note that this event has already taken place on 03/10/2017

Event organiser

Roseland Observatory

Roseland Observatory is organising this event

Please contact Roseland Observatory 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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