Captain Cook Monument - Whitby
Captain Cook Headland, Whitby, YO21 3HA
Join the members of Whitby & District Astronomical Society for this special event observing the lunar eclipse. See the blood moon rising over beautiful scenery of the harbour and East cliff just adjacent to the Captain Cook statue. Also observe Venus, Jupiter, Saturn and also the planet Mars which reaches “opposition” this evening — the very best time to observe the planet.
Please note that this event has already taken place on 27/07/2018
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.
Fri 27th Jul
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.