Brandon Hill - Bristol
Park Street, Bristol, Avon, BS1 5RR
Join us for 50 minutes of stories from around the world, all inspired by stars, constellations and celestial objects. These include stories from Ancient Greece, Wales, China and many more.
Find out why Cassiopeia is trapped in the sky, why the Moon and Sun never married and what the three wise men were following. These tales illustrate how humanity has interacted with the night sky for thousands of years.
Meet at 6.45 pm at the Charlotte Street entrance to Brandon Hill park for your guided walk the stargazing location at 6.55 pm. If you arrive late, the stargazing location can be found using What 3 Words.
This FREE event has been designed to go ahead even if clouds obscure the stars.
Please note that this has already taken place on 26/01/2023
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.
Thu 26th Jan
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.
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