Stargazing from RSPB Dearne Valley

Stargazing from RSPB Dearne Valley

Saturday 7th October 2017 from 18:00pm to 20:30pm

RSPB Dearne Valley - Old Moor
Broomhill, Barnsley, S73 0YF

Join the team from Mexborough and Swinton Astronomical Society for this public stargazing event at RSPB Dearne Valley – Old Moor. Enjoy a guided walk to see the birds coming to roost at sunset then as the skies darken and the stars come out observe distant planets and galaxies using a variety of telescopes. Booking advised with small fee for adults and discounts for children and RSPB members.

Please note that this event has already taken place on 07/10/2017

Event organiser

Mexborough & Swinton Astronomical Society

Mexborough & Swinton Astronomical Society is organising this event

Please contact Mexborough & Swinton 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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