Sherwood Observatory Night School

Sherwood Observatory Night School

Friday 2nd November 2018 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

Sherwood Observatory
Near Coxmoor Golf Club, Mansfield, NG17 5LF

Mansfield & Sutton Astronomical Society are running a practical astronomy course suitable for beginners at their Sherwood Observatory each Friday evening from 2nd November 2018 to 7th December 2018. Each session will commence at 8pm and will be conducted by one of the Society’s experienced astronomers who will give a presentation on a variety of astronomical topics combined with practical viewing through their huge computer controlled 60cm Newtonian Reflector telescope. Viewing is weather dependent with sessions being extended if conditions are favourable. Total cost for all sessions is Adults (over 18) £50 and Juniors (under 18 and accompanied by parent or guardian) £25

Please note that this event has already taken place on 02/11/2018


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Mansfield & Sutton Astronomical Society

Mansfield & Sutton Astronomical Society is organising this event

Please contact Mansfield & Sutton Astronomical Society directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.


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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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