Tegg's Nose Star Party - Moon Watch

Tegg's Nose Star Party - Moon Watch

Wednesday 13th March 2019 from 19:30pm to 23:00pm

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 13/03/2019


Event organiser

Macclesfield Astronomical Society

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.


Event booking

Tickets can be booked for this event via Eventbrite.

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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.



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