National Space Centre
Exploration Drive, Leicester, LE4 5NS
These Space Lates events offer a fantastic opportunity to visit the National Space Centre. An evening celebrating World Space Week, with special guests, talks, demonstrations and live stargazing that both adults and families can enjoy.
Discover how space has made a difference to your everyday life, make your own Sputnik hat, learn about how a group of school boys tracked Russian satellites and spacecraft, find out about telescopes and get hands on with some artefacts from our vaults.
Please note that this event has already taken place on 07/10/2017
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.
Sat 7th Oct
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.