Stars At Souter Lighthouse

Stars At Souter Lighthouse

Friday 31st March 2017 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

Souter Lighthouse
Coast Road, Whitburn, SR6 7NH

Join the members from South Shields Astronomical Society for this evening of astronomy. Experts will be on hand to guide you through the wonders of the night sky including a comet, the planet Jupiter and craters and mountains on the moon. No need to book just turn up. If it’s cloudy members of the Society will be on hand to share knowledge and tips with the event moving into the lighthouse if necessary.

Please note that this event has already taken place on 31/03/2017

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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