Salford Astronomical Society's Urban Star Party

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

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.

Please note that this event has already taken place on 20/09/2019


Event organiser

Salford Astronomical Society

Salford Astronomical Society is organising this event

Please contact Salford Astronomical Society directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.


Event booking

For full details on how to attend this event, including how to book, please see the event's official website.

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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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