Whittington, Oswestry, Shropshire, SY11 4DF
Meet astronomers from the North Wales Astronomy Society, Newton Astronomical Society and Macclesfield Astronomical Society who are collaborating to bring you this fantastic day of astronomy at Whittington Castle.
Learn about the night sky, and how telescopes work and get expert advice with various equipment on demonstration. There will also be several presentations throughout the day, and you’ll be able to observe the Sun using special solar telescopes safely.
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.
Sat 3rd Sep
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.
Below is a list of events at Whittington Castle. View these events on a calendar.