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Saturn Watch, the Crescent Moon and the Summer Milky Way

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

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.

Please note that this event has already taken place on 31/08/2019


Event organiser

The York Astronomical Society

The York Astronomical Society is organising this event

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


Event booking

Tickets for this event are available via the Ticket Source 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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