The Observatory Science Centre Open Evening

Saturday 2nd November 2019 from 18:30pm to 23:00pm

The Observatory Science Centre

Herstmonceux, Hailsham, BN27 1RN


Description

Visit the fantastic facility that is the Observatory Science Centre at Herstmonceux for an evening looking through some of the country's largest telescopes. An astronomical presentation in the planetarium will take place if the weather is poor. Note that opening times vary throughout the year so please check with the venue.

- Event includes an astronomy related presentation or talk.

- Event will involve stargazing and observing the skies through telescopes weather permitting


Corona virus

Please be aware that due to the Coronavirus it is quite possible that this event has been cancelled or postponed, if you are considering attending this event please double check with the event organiser directly to confirm. If this event is indeed affected the organisers will no doubt need your support in the future -- please do consider attending an event of theirs when possible! Thank you!


Organiser

This event is being organised by Observatory Science Centre who should be contacted if you have any queries. We highly recommend you confirm this event is indeed going ahead before travelling. If you do attend it would be fantastic if you could let the organiser know you found them via Go Stargazing!


Bookings

Please contact Observatory Science Centre directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.

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Location light pollution

This location is estimated to have light pollution levels similar to a semi-rural setting based on satellite data from CPRE.

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The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.

Location darkness on Saturday 2nd November 2019

The below graphic shows if and when it will be dark at The Observatory Science Centre on the evening of this event. Yellow areas show when the skies are not dark due to daylight (bold yellow) and moonlight (faded yellow). Click on the image for an explanation on how darkness is determined.


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