Public observing with Sandy Astronomical Society

Public observing with Sandy Astronomical Society

Monday 18th October 2021 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

Blunham Playing Fields
Barford Road, Blunham, Bedfordshire, MK44 3ND

Everyone is invited to join the Members of Sandy Astronomical Society for this outreach event at Blunham playing fields.

It’s an ideal opportunity to chat with local astronomers and have a look through their telescopes! If you have a telescope of your own take it along for expert help and advice!

Note that events only take place if the skies are mostly clear at this location according to the Clear Outside weather app.

These events follow COVID precautions and are run following the Government’s current guidelines.

Please note that this has already taken place on 18/10/2021


Event organiser

Sandy Astronomical Society

Sandy Astronomical Society is organising this event

Please contact Sandy 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.



Forthcoming events

Below is a list of events at Blunham Playing Fields. View these events on our calendar, add them to your calendar or Google Calendar.

  • Public stargazing with Sandy Astronomical Society (first week of month)

    Monday 4th December 2023 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Blunham Playing Fields, Blunham, MK44 3ND

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  • Public stargazing with Sandy Astronomical Society (third week of month)

    Monday 18th December 2023 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Blunham Playing Fields, Blunham, MK44 3ND

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  • Public stargazing with Sandy Astronomical Society (first week of month)

    Monday 1st January 2024 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Blunham Playing Fields, Blunham, MK44 3ND

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  • Public stargazing with Sandy Astronomical Society (third week of month)

    Monday 15th January 2024 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Blunham Playing Fields, Blunham, MK44 3ND

    More info
  • Public stargazing with Sandy Astronomical Society (first week of month)

    Monday 5th February 2024 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Blunham Playing Fields, Blunham, MK44 3ND

    More info
  • Public stargazing with Sandy Astronomical Society (third week of month)

    Monday 19th February 2024 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Blunham Playing Fields, Blunham, MK44 3ND

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