Salford Astronomical Society’s Urban Star Party

Friday 20th September 2019 from 19:00pm to 23:30pm

Salford Observatory

Chaseley Road, Chasely Fields, M6 7DZ


Description

Join the team from Salford Astronomical Society at their The Chaseley Field Observatory for this free event which includes demonstrations on various scopes from beginner to professional set ups showing you that there are still plenty of targets out there you can observe and image such as, The Moon, Planets and the brighter Deep Space Objects such as our closest neighbouring Galaxy M31 Andromeda! We will also have our main 18.5 inch Tracking Newtonian Telescope in use showing a live view of the Moon and Saturn.

- Event includes an astronomy related presentation or talk.

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


Corona virus

Please be aware that due to the Coronavirus it is quite possible 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!


Organiser

This event is being organised by Salford Astronomical Society who should be contacted if you have any queries. We highly recommend you confirm this event is indeed going ahead before travelling. If you do attend it would be fantastic if you could let the organiser know you found them via Go Stargazing!


Bookings

Please contact Salford Astronomical Society 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 urban setting based on satellite data from CPRE.

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

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