National Space Centre
Exploration Drive, Leicester, LE4 5NS
This event is a fabulous opportunity to visit the National Space Centre for an evening of stargazing. Special guests will be giving talks on all things astronomical and there will be numerous activities and workshops suitable for all of the family. If weather permits there will be live stargazing and observing through telescopes, if not you may choose to watch “The Martian” which will be shown in the Sir Patrick Moore planetarium (small extra fee). Tickets to this event are £5 and must be booked in advance. 3-2-1 lift off!
Please note that this event has already taken place on 31/03/2017
For full details on how to attend this event, including how to book, please see the event's official website.Visit event website
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 31st Mar
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.