Durlston Astronomy Centre and Observatory
Durlston Country Park, Swanage, Dorset, BH19 2JL
Everyone is invited to join the members of Wessex Astronomical Society at the Durlston Astronomy Centre for this one of their regular public meetings and stargazing sessions. These events consist of an astronomical themed presentation then observing through telescopes afterwards. Note these events may be weather dependent therefore please contact the society to check the event is going ahead before setting off.
Please note that this event has already taken place on 12/08/2020
For full details on how to attend this event, including how to book, please see the event's official website.Visit event website
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.
Wed 12th Aug
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.
Below is a list of events at Durlston Astronomy Centre and Observatory. View these events on a calendar.