Transit of Mercury at York Astrocampus

Transit of Mercury at York Astrocampus

Monday 11th November 2019 from 12:30pm to 16:00pm

Astrocampus - University of York
Heslington West Campus, York, YO10 5DD

The Astrocampus will be hosting a drop-in session for anyone to come and, weather permitting, use their solar telescopes to see the transit of Mercury. No booking required!

Please note that this event has already taken place on 11/11/2019


Event organiser

Astrocampus University of York

Astrocampus University of York is organising this event

Please contact Astrocampus University of York directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.


Event booking

No booking is required for this drop in session -- just turn up on the day!

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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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