The Observatory at Sheffield Cathedral

The Observatory at Sheffield Cathedral

Friday 20th March 2020 from 18:30pm to 22:00pm

Sheffield Cathedral
Church Street, Sheffield, S1 1HA

Visit Sheffield Cathedral for a walking journey through time and space, and see Sheffield Cathedral transformed through sound and light to reveal the universe, galaxies and meteor showers!

Celebrating the 30th anniversary of NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope the events, which run from the 13th March to 20th March inclusive, feature a light and sound spectacular in collaboration with the award-winning Luxmuralis.

This event is proudly supported by astronomers from Sheffield Astronomical Society who will be giving presentations indoors and on hand with their telescopes for stargazing outside (weather permitting)

Doors open each evening at 18:40 with the last entry at 21:00. Advance booking required.

Please note that this event has already taken place on 20/03/2020

Event organiser

Sheffield Astronomical Society

Sheffield Astronomical Society is organising this event

Please contact Sheffield Astronomical Society directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.

Event booking

Tickets for this event can be booked directly with the venue.

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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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