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Stargazing at Abberton Reservoir

Stargazing at Abberton Reservoir

Saturday 12th December 2020 from 18:30pm to 21:30pm

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

Organised by the Essex Wildlife Trust and North Essex Astronomical Society this is a fantastic opportunity to get away from the city lights and go stargazing! Look through large telescopes, listen to one of the interesting astronomical talks given, there’s even bacon rolls on the menu for tea! Sounds like astronomical heaven!

Please note that this event has already taken place on 12/12/2020

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

Booking for this event is essential, tickets available from Essex Wildlife Trust contact 01206 738172.

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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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