Stargazing Night at Jodrell Bank

Friday 7th December 2018 from 19:00pm to 22:00pm

Jodrell Bank Observatory

University of Manchester, Macclesfield, SK11 9DL


Description

Learn how to navigate the night skies and use tools including planispheres to find objects with telescopes at the awesome location of Jodrell Bank. Members from Macclesfield Astronomical Society will also be on hand with their telescopes and binoculars to help you explore the heavens as well as a series of short talks on astronomy. Ticket required.

- Event includes an astronomy related presentation or talk.

- Event will involve stargazing and observing the skies through telescopes weather permitting


Organiser

This event is being organised by Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre who should be contacted if you have any queries. We highly recommend you confirm this event is indeed going ahead before travelling. If you do attend it would be fantastic if you could let the organiser know you found them via Go Stargazing!


Bookings

Please contact Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.

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Location light pollution

This location is estimated to have light pollution levels similar to a semi-rural setting based on satellite data from CPRE.

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The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.

Location darkness on Friday 7th December 2018

The below graphic shows if and when it will be dark at Jodrell Bank Observatory on the evening of this event. Yellow areas show when the skies are not dark due to daylight (bold yellow) and moonlight (faded yellow). Click on the image for an explanation on how darkness is determined.


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