The Royal Institution
21 Albermarle Street, London, London, W1S 4BS
Take a fascinating journey to the world beyond our solar system with the expert guidance of renowned astronomer, Chris Impey. Explore the exciting and rapidly evolving field of exoplanet research and the incredible progress we’ve made since the first exoplanet was discovered in 1995.
Chris takes us on a tour of the science behind this exciting frontier, from the basics of habitability to the role of private industry in space exploration, offering a glimpse into a future that’s both exciting and uncertain.
Please note that this has already taken place on 09/06/2023
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 9th Jun
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.
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