The Friarage Theatre - Yarm School
Yarm School, Middlesbrough, TS15 9EJ
Join Dr Fred, one of the team of Go Stargazing astronomers, who will discuss how far away objects are that we see in the night sky – from the Moon to the most distant galaxies. Fred will also explain how these distances were deduced. No previous knowledge of astronomy or science is required – this presentation is ideal for beginners and amateurs alike!
Please note that this event has already taken place on 28/01/2020
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.
Tue 28th Jan
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.