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Stargazing introduction for families and beginners

Stargazing introduction for families and beginners

Monday 29th October 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

Housesteads Roman Fort
Off the B6318, Hayden Bridge, NE47 6NN

Join Joe from Astro Laser Shows for a night of stargazing. There will be a quick introduction on how to use the telescopes and binoculars, before getting the chance to view galaxies, star clusters, and maybe even the planet Mars. Includes hot drink.

Please note that this event has already taken place on 29/10/2018

Event organiser

National Trust

National Trust is organising this event

Please contact National Trust directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.

Event booking

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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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