Monkton Nature Reserve, Monkton, CT12 4LH
Join the Monkton Stargazers for this one of their regular public open evenings at the Thanet Observatory at Monkton Nature Reserve.
Enjoy fantastic views through the observatory’s 12inch Newtonian telescope and gaze at the stars from this wonderfully dark location in an old chalk pit.
There’s space outside for enthusiasts to bring their own equipment too, so if you have a telescope of your own, take it along!
These events take place every 4th Friday of the month (except May, June and July and are free of charge to members of the Reserve. Non-members can attend one event for free before being asked to join.
Note that these events are subject to favourable weather conditions, and the event start time is subject to change. We advise checking the Monkton Stargazer’s Facebook page or calling Monkton Reserve on 01843 822666 before 5 pm on the day to confirm any last-minute event details.
Monkton Stargazers is organising this event
Please contact Monkton Stargazers directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.
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Fri 24th Dec
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.