Stargazing with Athenaeum Astronomy Association

Thursday 5th September 2019 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

Nowton Park Walled Garden

Nowton, Bury St Edmunds, IP29 5BD


Description

Members of the public are invited to join Athenaeum Astronomy Association for this one of their regular fortnightly meetings at the walled garden in Norton Park. When weather permits the evening will be spent observing with telescopes, binoculars and the naked eye! If the weather does not allow for stargazing members and guest speakers give a range of astronomical talks. If you are going along for the first time please contact the event organisers in advance (link below) to make sure the meeting is going ahead.

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

- Event run by a local astronomical society often involving an in-depth presentation by a guest speaker often with observing afterwards if weather permits. Most societies welcome members of the public to join them sometimes for a small fee or donation.


Corona virus

Please be aware that due to the Coronavirus it is quite possible that this event has been cancelled or postponed, if you are considering attending this event please double check with the event organiser directly to confirm. If this event is indeed affected the organisers will no doubt need your support in the future -- please do consider attending an event of theirs when possible! Thank you!


Organiser

This event is being organised by Athenaeum Astronomy Association 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 Athenaeum Astronomy Association directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.

Go to the organiser's web page for this event


Location light pollution

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

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

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