Stargazing at Alvaston Park

Stargazing at Alvaston Park

Saturday 25th January 2020 from 17:00pm to 21:00pm

Alvaston Park, Derby
Meadow Lane, Derby, DE24 8QQ

Join in the evenings fun by exploring the nights skies through one of the Derby & District Astronomy Societies telescopes, take part in starry craft activities, story telling and much more as part of this annual starry event. Refreshment will be available at the Waterside Cafe. Please wear suitable clothing, good footwear and bring a torch. This is a free event with no prior booking required!

Please note that this event has already taken place on 25/01/2020

Event organiser

Derby & District Astronomical Society is organising this event

Please contact Derby & District Astronomical Society directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.

Event booking

This is a free event with no prior booking required... Just turn up on the night!

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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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