Stargazing at Cerne Abbas

Stargazing at Cerne Abbas

Friday 22nd September 2023 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

Cerne Abbas Giant Viewpoint
Acreman Street, Cerne Abbas, Dorset, DT2 7JX

Join local astronomer Kevin Quinn for an informal stargazing session at Cerne Abbas. This session will focus on how to set up and use telescopes; if you have one, take it along!

Please note that this has already taken place on 22/09/2023

Event organiser

Kevin Quinn is organising this event

Please contact Kevin Quinn directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.

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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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