Public Viewing at Hoober Observatory

Friday 6th December 2019 from 19:45pm to 22:00pm

J.A. Jones Hoober Observatory

Lee Brook Lane, Wentworth, S62 7SH


Description

Join members of Mexborough & Swinton Astronomical Society for a public observing evening at their observatory for a presentation and observing through two large aperture telescopes. With spaces limited to 20 persons prior booking is essential.

- 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 Mexborough & Swinton 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

Please contact Mexborough & Swinton Astronomical Society directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.

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Location light pollution

This location is estimated to have light pollution levels similar to a suburban 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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