Tegg's Nose Country Park
Buxton Old Road, Macclesfield, SK11 0AP
Astronomers from Macclesfield Astronomical Society in conjunction with the Countryside Ranger Service at Tegg’s Nose Country Park are co-ordinating this special evening of stargazing. Suitable for everyone of all ages and abilities the event includes a general talk on an astronomical topic, opportunity to ask lots of questions and, should the weather be kind, stargazing and observing through telescopes. If you have them bring binoculars or even your own telescope. Booking in advance essential.
Please note that this event has already taken place on 05/05/2018
Macclesfield Astronomical Society is organising this event
Please contact Macclesfield Astronomical Society directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.
For full details on how to attend this event, including how to book, please see the event's official website.Visit event website
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 5th May
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.