Lacock Playing Fields
Lacock, Chippenham, Wiltshire, SN15 2LQ
Join the astronomers from the Wiltshire Astronomical Society for this observing session in the car park outside the back of the Red Lion, next to the Lacock playing fields. Everybody is welcome, and you do not need a telescope.
These observing sessions take place each month at a time around the new Moon when the skies are darkest.
Observing sessions are weather permitting. The Society will decide on the day of the event if it goes ahead.
Please contact the Society for more details, or visit their Facebook page for updates.
Please note that this has already taken place on 21/04/2023
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.
Fri 21st Apr
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.
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