Stonehaugh Astronomy - The Moon

Stonehaugh Astronomy - The Moon

Monday 3rd February 2020 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

Stonehaugh Community Hall
Stonehaugh, Hexham, NE48 3DZ, North East

A familiar object in the night sky, the moon has been with us from the birth of our  plant.
How did it come to be our partner in space?
How has it affected life on our planet?
What role will it play in our future?

Join us as we discuss this fascinating topic and if the weather permits, maybe get a close look at our moon through a telescope.

Ground may be muddy under foot so suitable footware should be worn, warm clothing, hats and gloves as temperature can drop below 0°c

Please note that this event has already taken place on 03/02/2020


Event organiser

Stonehaugh Astronomy

Stonehaugh Astronomy is organising this event

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


Event booking

Bookings are closed for this event.


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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