Truro High School for Girls, Truro, Cornwall, TR1 2HU
Join local astronomer Brian Sheen at the Roseland Observatory in Truro High School for Girls for a day and evening of astronomy.
There will be a telescope clinic from 2 pm to 5 pm; if you have a telescope, bring it along for expert advice. There will also be a range of activities throughout the afternoon.
From 7 pm to 9 pm in the evening, observe incredible objects in the night sky, from planets to galaxies.
The open day is free of charge, and everyone is welcome to attend.
Please note that this has already taken place on 18/02/2023
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.
Sat 18th Feb
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.
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