Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Stargazing with Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Friday 22nd December 2017 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

Winchendon Observatory
Nether Wichendon, Aylesbury, HP18

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.

Please note that this event has already taken place on 22/12/2017

Event organiser

Aylesbury Astronomical Society

Aylesbury Astronomical Society is organising this event

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

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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