StarDome and Stargazing at Abberton Reservoir

Friday 20th April 2018 from 19:30pm to 23:30pm

Abberton Reservoir Visitor Centre

Abberton Reservoir, Colchester, CO2 0EU


Description

Enjoy an evening of astronomy at Abberton Reservoir! Event includes a planetarium show in a StarDome portable planetarium, a space themed talk and if weather permits stargazing and observing through telescopes with members of North East Essex Astronomical Society. Three sessions throughout the evening booking required!

- Event includes an astronomy related presentation or talk.

- Event will involve stargazing and observing the skies through telescopes weather permitting


Organiser

This event is being organised by North Essex Astronomical Society who should be contacted if you have any queries. We highly recommend you confirm this event is indeed going ahead before travelling. If you do attend it would be fantastic if you could let the organiser know you found them via Go Stargazing!


Bookings

Booking for this event is via Essex Wildlife Trust who run Abberton Reservoir.

Go to the organiser's web page for this event


Location light pollution

This location is estimated to have light pollution levels similar to a semi-rural setting based on satellite data from CPRE.

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The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.

Location darkness on Friday 20th April 2018

The below graphic shows if and when it will be dark at Abberton Reservoir Visitor Centre on the evening of this event. Yellow areas show when the skies are not dark due to daylight (bold yellow) and moonlight (faded yellow). Click on the image for an explanation on how darkness is determined.


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