Saddleworth Astronomy Group Meeting

Wednesday 2nd December 2020 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

Denshaw Village Hall

Ripponden Road, Denshaw, OL3 5SY


Formed in December 2018 the Saddleworth Astronomy Group meet regularly every Wednesday evening at Denshaw Village Hall for a practical Astronomy session.

Friendly local astronomers will have their telescopes on hand for guests to use -- throughout the Summer months when the days are longer there will be opportunity to observe the Sun.

Members of the public are always very welcome and if you have a telescope please feel free to take it along!

- Event will involve stargazing and observing the skies through telescopes weather permitting

Corona virus

Please be aware that due to the Coronavirus it is likely that this event has been cancelled or postponed. If you are considering attending this event please double check with the event organiser directly to confirm. If this event is indeed affected the organisers will no doubt need your support in the future -- please do consider attending an event of theirs when possible! Thank you!


This online event is being organised by Saddleworth Astronomy Group who should be contacted if you have any queries. If you do attend this online event it would be great if you could let the organiser know you found out about it via Go Stargazing, thank you!


Please contact Saddleworth Astronomy Group directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.

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Location light pollution

This location is estimated to have light pollution levels similar to a semi-rural setting based on satellite data from CPRE.

Dark site
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.

Location darkness on Wednesday 2nd December 2020

The below graphic shows if and when it will be dark at Denshaw Village Hall on the evening of this event. Yellow areas show when the skies are not dark due to daylight (bold yellow) and moonlight (faded yellow). Click on the image for an explanation on how darkness is determined.

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