StarDome Mobile Planetarium and Telescopes

StarDome Mobile Planetarium and Telescopes

Friday 3rd November 2017 from 19:30pm to 23:30pm

Abberton Reservoir Visitor Centre
Abberton Reservoir, Colchester, CO2 0EU

This event is a fantastic opportunity to visit Abberton Reservoir and see the stars! There will be a mobile planetarium allowing you to see the skies as they would completely free from light pollution and members of North Essex Astronomical Society will be on hand with their telescopes ready to observe if weather permits. Booking required.

Please note that this event has already taken place on 03/11/2017


Event organiser

North Essex Astronomical Society

North Essex Astronomical Society is organising this event

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


Event booking

Essex Wildlife Trust are organising bookings for this event.

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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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