Swallowfield Parish Hall
Swallowfield Street, Reading, Berkshire, RG7 1QW
On the fourth Friday of each month from August to May, astronomers from the Reading Astronomical Society hold an astronomy outreach session at Swallowfield Parish Hall. These sessions are ideal for beginners and suitable for all ages.
Stargazing outside the hall using telescopes is a priority should weather permit. You’re welcome to take along your telescope if you have one for expert advice. All ages can attend; younger ones are welcome to join the stargazing sessions.
Sessions also include a talk on an astronomical topic ideal for novices, indoor demonstrations and what is visible in the night sky.
Refreshments will be available. There is no charge for these meetings and no need to book in advance.
Please note that this has already taken place on 26/01/2024
Reading Astronomical Society is organising this event
Please contact Reading Astronomical Society directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.
For full details on how to attend this event, including how to book, please see the event's official website.Visit event website
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.
Fri 26th Jan
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