See the Transit of Mercury with Eastbourne Astronomical Society

See the Transit of Mercury with Eastbourne Astronomical Society

Monday 11th November 2019 from 12:30pm to 16:30pm

Redoubt Fortress
Royal Parade, Eastbourne, BN22 7AQ

On 11th November the planet Mercury will pass in front of the Sun as visible from Earth and can only be observed using special telescopes and the Eastbourne Astronomical Society are planning to host a public event at the Redoubt Fortress to witness this spectacle.

Please note that this event has already taken place on 11/11/2019

Event organiser

Eastbourne Astronomical Society

Eastbourne Astronomical Society is organising this event

Please contact Eastbourne 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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