The Observatory Science Centre
Herstmonceux, Hailsham, East Sussex, BN27 1RN
Come and enjoy the fabulous atmosphere that surrounds the Observatory at night and, weather permitting, look through some of the largest telescopes in the country at some extraordinary night sky objects. Don’t worry if it is cloudy; there is a cloudy night contingency plan!
Please note that this event has already taken place on 03/12/2021
Observatory Science Centre is organising this event
Please contact Observatory Science Centre directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.
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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.
Fri 3rd Dec
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.
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