Public Observing with Eastbourne Astronomical Society

Saturday 4th January 2020 from 17:00pm to 19:00pm

Redoubt Fortress

Royal Parade, Eastbourne, BN22 7AQ


Description

Join members of Eastbourne Astronomical Society for this one of their free public observing sessions at The Redoubt Fortress... This event is ideal for everyone and goes ahead no matter the weather with an astronomical presentation in the Casement and observing (weather permitting) from the gun platform! Bring along your own telescope if you have one and take a red torch (not a white one) so not to affect your night vision... Wrap up warm and enter the fortress via the drawbridge!

- Event includes an astronomy related presentation or talk.

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


Corona virus

Please be aware that due to the Coronavirus it is quite possible that this event has been cancelled or postponed, if you are considering attending this event please double check with the event organiser directly to confirm. If this event is indeed affected the organisers will no doubt need your support in the future -- please do consider attending an event of theirs when possible! Thank you!


Organiser

This event is being organised by Eastbourne Astronomical Society 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

No booking is required simply turn up on the night!

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Location light pollution

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

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

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