The Stars and their Life Cycles – Astronomy Talks Series

The Stars and their Life Cycles – Astronomy Talks Series

Tuesday 24th March 2020 from 19:00pm to 20:00pm

The Friarage Theatre - Yarm School
Yarm School, Middlesbrough, TS15 9EJ

A dark night sky full of stars is an awesome sight – but what are stars and what are they made of? In this talk Dr Fred, one of the Go Stargazing team of astronomers, will consider how astronomers have answered these questions. He will also discuss the life cycles of the stars from their formation in vast clouds of dust and gas to their endings as various forms of remnant including the enigmatic black holes.

Please note that this event has already taken place on 24/03/2020

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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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