RSPB St Aidan's Nature Park
Astley Lane, Leeds, LS26 8AL
Everyone is invited to join the RSPB & Wakefield and District Astronomical Society under the stars for an evening of astronomy at RSPB St Aidan’s.
After an introduction to stargazing enjoy an interactive tour of the night sky over the nature park with experts pointing out amazing astronomical features such as planets, constellations, galaxies, star clusters and nebula, plus a close up of the moon. There will be a range of telescope types, binoculars and optical equipment so you can compare the views through each. There’s also an opportunity to get your questions answered and receive hands on advice. A great evening out for all of the family! Prior booking required.
Please note that this event has already taken place on 06/03/2019
Wakefield & District Astronomical Society is organising this event
Please contact Wakefield & District Astronomical Society directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.
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 6th Mar
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.