Solar Observing and Photography at Hoober Observatory

Solar Observing and Photography at Hoober Observatory

Wednesday 9th August 2017 from 13:30pm to 16:30pm

J.A. Jones Hoober Observatory
Lee Brook Lane, Wentworth, S62 7SH

Interested in Solar photograpy or observing the Sun safely through a telescope? This event is one of a number of public open day events enabling you to do just that! Join astronomer Paul D’Silva for this free event (donations welcome).

Please note that this event has already taken place on 09/08/2017


Event organiser

Mexborough & Swinton Astronomical Society

Mexborough & Swinton Astronomical Society is organising this event

Please contact Mexborough & Swinton 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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