Rollright Stones Ancient Monument
Little Rollright, Chipping Norton, OX7 5QB
Join members of Chipping Norton Amateur Astronomy Group for this public event timed to coincide with BBC Stargazing Live 2017. Observe the night sky through a wide range of powerful telescopes in the company of experienced astronomers.
The setting for this event is the the Rollright Stones Ancient Monument which has been recognised for its dark skies having been awarded Dark Sky Discovery site status.
This event is free of charge and weather permitting — no booking is required so just turn up! If the weather is cloudy the event will be relocated indoors to the nearby Long Compton Village Hall where there will be talks and exhibits from 18:00pm to 22:00pm.
Please note that this event has already taken place on 01/04/2017
Chipping Norton Amateur Astronomy Group is organising this event
Please contact Chipping Norton Amateur Astronomy Group directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.
For full details on how to attend this event, including how to book, please see the event's official website.Visit event website
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.
Sat 1st Apr
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.