Wiltshire Astronomical Society observing session (back up)

Wiltshire Astronomical Society observing session (back up)

Friday 15th December 2023 from 18:30pm to 21:30pm

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 occur each month 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 15/12/2023

Event organiser

Wiltshire Astronomical Society

Wiltshire Astronomical Society is organising this event

Please contact Wiltshire Astronomical Society directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.

Event booking

For full details on how to attend this event, including how to book, please see the event's official website.

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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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