Chaseley Road, Chasely Fields, Lancashire, M6 7DZ
Join the Salford Astronomical Society to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the opening of their Chaseley Field Observatory.
The event includes a video talk from Dr Allan Chapman on the history of the Observatory and Salford Astronomical Society and the unveiling of their upgraded 18-inch Newtonian Telescope.
There will also be a display of telescopes, face painting, kids activities, BBQ, refreshments and stargazing if weather permits,
Please note that this event has already taken place on 23/10/2021
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.
For full details on how to attend this event, including how to book, please see the event's official website.Visit event website
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.
Sat 23rd Oct
Local light pollution
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