Solar Observing with Cranfield Astronomical Society

Solar Observing with Cranfield Astronomical Society

Saturday 21st April 2018 from 15:00pm to 18:00pm

Loxham Observatory
Duncan Road, Cranfield, MK43 0TH, East of England

Join astronomers from Cranfield Astronomical Society for this public open day at their Loxham Observatory and enjoy observing our closest star using special solar telescopes. A great excuse to get the family outside in the Spring sunshine!

Please note that this event has already taken place on 21/04/2018

Event organiser

Cranfield Astronomical Society

Cranfield Astronomical Society is organising this event

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

Event booking

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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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