Public Viewing at Hoober Observatory

Public Viewing at Hoober Observatory

Friday 29th September 2017 from 19:45pm to 22:00pm

J.A. Jones Hoober Observatory
Lee Brook Lane, Wentworth, S62 7SH

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 booking is required, please follow link below.

Please note that this event has already taken place on 29/09/2017


Event organiser

Mexborough & Swinton Astronomical Society

Mexborough & Swinton Astronomical Society is organising this event

Please contact Mexborough & Swinton 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.



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