Carleton Road, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF8 3RJ
Join astronomers from the West Yorkshire Astronomical Society at their fabulous Rosse Observatory for a family-friendly day observing our closest star, the Sun, using special telescopes. There’ll also be rocket-making and other family activities. A fun science day out for all the family!
Please note that this event has already taken place on 26/06/2022
West Yorkshire Astronomical Society is organising this event
Please contact West Yorkshire Astronomical Society directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.
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.
Sun 26th Jun
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.
Below is a list of events at Rosse Observatory. View these events on a calendar.