Hanningfield Reservoir Visitor Centre
Hawkswood Road, Wickford, CM11 1WT
An opportunity to find out about the night sky, the planets and our universe. We will begin with a talk/presentation and then, weather permitting, head outside to take a closer look at the stars and planets visible from the reserve. £5 per person. Minimum age 8. Booking essential.
Please note that this event has already taken place on 13/10/2018
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 13th Oct
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.