National Space Centre
Exploration Drive, Leicester, LE4 5NS
Take advantage of this fantastic opportunity to visit the National Space Centre in Leicester for an evening of guest speakers, planetarium shows, crafts and stargazing with astronomers from the Leicester Astronomical Society.
For this Space Lates, the venue celebrates World Space Week, which highlights globally “the contributions of space science and technology to the betterment of the human condition”. This year the focus of the week is Women in Space.
Please note that this event has already taken place on 08/10/2021
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 8th Oct
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.