Marlborough College, Marlborough, Wiltshire, SN8 1PA
Explore the Sun safely with expert astronomers from the fantastic Blackett Observatory on the grounds of Marlborough College. Using special solar telescopes, you’ll be viewing our closest star in amazing detail, seeing sunspots, prominences and solar flares. Tickets are first come, first served and will go quickly; we advise quick booking!
Please note that this has already taken place on 19/05/2023
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 19th May
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.