Fort Victoria Country Park & Planetarium
Island Planetarium, Yarmouth, Isle of Wight, PO41 0RR, South East
Ideal for beginners with little knowledge of astronomy these stargazing evenings at the Island Planetarium offer an enjoyable, interesting and educational insight into this fascinating aspect of science.
The event begins with a tour of the sky in the planetarium with explanation as to why our night skies change throughout the year, then its outside for a stargazing session and observing through telescopes. Should the weather allow these sessions have been known to go on until midnight!
Suitable for over 8’s and booking absolutely required due to limited spaces and incredible popularity…
Please note that this event has already taken place on 30/08/2017
Wed 30th Aug
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.