Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Friday 15th December 2017 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

Winchendon Observatory

Nether Wichendon, Aylesbury, HP18


Description

Every Friday night during the observing season (September through to end of May) and weather permitting the members of Aylesbury Astronomy Society hold observing sessions at their out-of-town observatory located near the village of Upper Wichendon.

The events are open to the public by prior arrangement and are dependent on the weather, the status of events can be seen on their website as well as guidance for visitors. Please contact the event organisers with regards to event times, availability and to arrange your visit.

- This event is weather dependent and will only take place if the skies are clear enough for observing. It is therefore necessary to check the weather forecast and confirm with the event organisers that this event is going ahead.


Organiser

This event is being organised by Aylesbury Astronomical Society who should be contacted if you have any queries. We highly recommend you confirm this event is indeed going ahead before travelling. If you do attend it would be fantastic if you could let the organiser know you found them via Go Stargazing!


Bookings

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

Go to the organiser's web page for this event


Location light pollution

This location is estimated to have light pollution levels similar to a semi-rural setting based on satellite data from CPRE.

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The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.

Location darkness on Friday 15th December 2017

The below graphic shows if and when it will be dark at Winchendon Observatory on the evening of this event. Yellow areas show when the skies are not dark due to daylight (bold yellow) and moonlight (faded yellow). Click on the image for an explanation on how darkness is determined.


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