Bruce Observatory - Whitby School
Prospect Hill, Whitby, YO21 1LA
The Whitby and District Astronomical Society meet on the first Tuesday of each month at the Caedmon College Normanby Site (also home to the Bruce Observatory and known as Whitby College or Whitby School). Meetings take place in Room H1.
This January meeting has been moved to the second Tuesday of the month as the College will still be closed for Christmas break.
Everyone is welcome to join them for a night sky tour using planetarium software and topical discussions on astronomy.
Please note that this event has already taken place on 11/01/2022
For full details on how to attend this event, including how to book, please see the event's official website.Visit event website
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 11th Jan
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.
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