Tegg's Nose Star Party - Solar Observing

Tegg's Nose Star Party - Solar Observing

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

Tegg's Nose Country Park
Buxton Old Road, Macclesfield, SK11 0AP

Join Macclesfield Astronomical Society for a daytime event to view our closest star, the Sun, with equipment that is safe to use. Our observers will be able to answer a range of questions about the Sun and it’s working. Observing will be available using supplied equipment, weather permitting. You are welcome to bring your own binoculars or even telescopes. Booking and payment in advance is essential. Cost £5.

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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