West Wight Stargazing Group Meeting

Thursday 21st November 2019 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

Fort Victoria Country Park & Planetarium

Island Planetarium, Yarmouth, Isle of Wight, PO41 0RR, South East


Description

Join the West Wight Stargazing Group for this one of their regular monthly meetings held on the third Thursday of each month between September and March. Ideal for everyone including families it's a great opportunity to learn about stargazing, telescopes and finding your way around the night skies.

Each meeting includes a talk / presentation and a monthly sky guide all of which are designed to help you enjoy the fantastic dark skies above the Isle of Wight. Small fee for non members.

- Event includes an astronomy related presentation or talk.

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


Organiser

This event is being organised by West Wight Stargazing Group 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 West Wight Stargazing Group 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 Thursday 21st November 2019

The below graphic shows if and when it will be dark at Fort Victoria Country Park & Planetarium 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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