Public Stargazing at Monkton Combe Observatory

Public Stargazing at Monkton Combe Observatory

Friday 17th March 2023 from 19:30pm to 22:30pm

Monkton Combe Community Observatory
Monkton Senior School, Monkton Combe, Avon, BA2 7JE

Enjoy a family-friendly stargazing session with the Bath Astronomers at the newly renovated Monkton Combe Observatory.

What can be seen depends on the conditions. The event typically focuses on the Solar System before moving to deep space and the Milky Way.

Please note that these sessions are weather-dependent. Register via Eventbrite to receive notifications that the event is going ahead.

Please note that this has already taken place on 17/03/2023

Event organiser

Bath Astronomers

Bath Astronomers is organising this event

Please contact Bath Astronomers directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.

Event booking

Please register your interest in this event via the Eventbrite 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.

Stay and gaze nearby

Stay at one of these stargazing-friendly accommodation providers.

  • Double-Gate Farm B&B

    Riverside, Lower Godney, Somerset, BA5 1RZ (22.1 miles away)

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