Stargazing at World Museum

Stargazing at World Museum

Friday 7th February 2020 from 17:30pm to 21:00pm

World Museum - Liverpool
William Brown Street, Liverpool, L3 8EN

Back by popular demand, our stargazing night is perfect for anyone with an interest in Astronomy and Space who is keen to discover more about the night sky and what it takes to make it as an astronaut!

The event is most suitable for adults and families with children aged 8 or above and there will be some activities for those aged 6+.

The evening will include guest lectures by Dr Jackie Bell, Imperial College; Dr Kevin Bowman, University of Central Lancashire and Steve Southern, Brendon Martin and Phil Williams from the Liverpool Astronomical Society. Explore the planets with a VR headset in our virtual reality demonstration, and if it’s a clear sky, stargaze through telescopes in our pop-up observatory.

There’ll also be fun and educational space craft activities for budding astronauts to enjoy, and exciting shows throughout the evening in our full dome planetarium.

Please note that this event has already taken place on 07/02/2020

Event booking

For full details on how to attend this event, including how to book, please see the event's official website.

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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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