Shipley Country Park Visitors Centre
Heanor, Shipley, DE75 7GX, East Midlands
Join astronomers from Ilkeston and District Astronomical Society for this special open day. Learn about astronomical telescopes, view stunning astrophotographs and see the Sun through special solar telescopes. Bring your own telescope along for free help and advice. A family friendly and free event!
Please note that this event has already taken place on 23/06/2018
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 23rd Jun
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.