Strictly Come Stargazing at Failand Observatory

Strictly Come Stargazing at Failand Observatory

Thursday 23rd March 2023 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

Failand Observatory
Failand, Near Wraxall, Avon, BS8 3US

Experience an exciting tour of the night sky guided by friendly astronomers from the Bristol Astronomical Society. Observe the Moon, planets and fascinating deep space objects through their telescopes at their wonderful observatory.

Attending this event requires prior booking. Tickets are made available via the Eventbrite website on the morning of the event, only if the forecast permits stargazing.

Please note that this has already taken place on 23/03/2023


Event organiser

Bristol Astronomical Society

Bristol Astronomical Society is organising this event

Please contact Bristol Astronomical Society directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.


Event booking

Reserve your free tickets for this event via the Eventbrite website. Note that tickets will become available on the morning of the event only if the weather forecast is good.

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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.



Forthcoming events

Below is a list of events at Failand Observatory. View these events on our calendar, add them to your calendar or Google Calendar.

  • Strictly Come Stargazing at Failand Observatory

    Sunday 3rd December 2023 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Failand Observatory, Near Wraxall, BS8 3US

    More info
  • Strictly Come Stargazing at Failand Observatory

    Monday 4th December 2023 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Failand Observatory, Near Wraxall, BS8 3US

    More info
  • Strictly Come Stargazing at Failand Observatory

    Saturday 9th December 2023 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Failand Observatory, Near Wraxall, BS8 3US

    More info
  • Strictly Come Stargazing at Failand Observatory

    Sunday 10th December 2023 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Failand Observatory, Near Wraxall, BS8 3US

    More info

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