Birmingham & Midland Institute
Margaret Street, Birmingham, B3 3BS
This year’s Autumn conference of the Society for the History of Astronomy will be celebrating the 50th anniversary of the first manned Apollo Moon landing with a series of guest speakers including Society President Allan Chapman giving his talk “The Moon, the telescopes, and the transformation of astronomy after 1609”. This event is open to the public, prior booking required.
Please note that this event has already taken place on 26/10/2019
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.
Sat 26th Oct
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.