Saturn Watch, the Crescent Moon and the Summer Milky Way

Saturday 31st August 2019 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

Beetle Bank Farm

Moor Lane, Murton, YO19 5XD, Yorkshire and The Humber


Description

Join Astronomers from York Astronomical Society for a fabulous look at the most beautiful planet in the Solar System, see colourful double stars and star clusters etc 1000’s of light years away. Plus stunning presentation on the Solar System. Society members will be on hand with telescopes to guide you around the night sky. Free parking, toilets and cafe serving light refreshments. Ticket required.

- Event includes an astronomy related presentation or talk.

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


Organiser

This event is being organised by The York 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

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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.

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

Location darkness on Saturday 31st August 2019

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