Failand, Near Wraxall, BS8 3US
Experience an exciting tour of the night sky guided by the friendly astronomers from the Bristol Astronomical Society. Observe the Moon, planets and fascinating deep space objects through their telescopes at their wonderful observatory.
These events are free of charge however require prior booking. Please note that this event is a “First clear night” event, which occur on the first night within the dates shown when the weather is good. Tickets are made available via the Eventbrite website on the morning of the event, only if the forecast permits stargazing.
Weather forecast for Nailsea (2.9 miles away) updated 27/11/21 at 04:00.
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 27th Nov
Sun 28th Nov
Mon 29th Nov
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.
Below is a list of events at Failand Observatory. View these events on a calendar.