Sackville Observatory Open Evening

Sackville Observatory Open Evening

Wednesday 10th January 2024 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

Sackville Observatory
Sackville School, Hildenborough, Kent, TN11 9HN

Come along to the Sackville Observatory for an evening of stargazing using the observatory telescope. You’ll find welcoming and friendly astronomers ready to show you incredible things in the skies; bring your telescope if you have one for expert advice. Note that these open evenings are weather dependent; please check the Sackville Observatory Facebook Page on the day to confirm they will be open!

Please note that this has already taken place on 10/01/2024

Event organiser

Sackville School Observatory

Sackville School Observatory is organising this event

Please contact Sackville School Observatory directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.

Event booking

No booking is required; however, please check that the event is going ahead on the Sackville Observatory Facebook page.

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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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