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Wynyard Observatory Open Night

Wynyard Observatory Open Night

Tuesday 15th November 2016 from 19:30pm to 21:00pm

Wynyard Planetarium & Observatory
Thorpe Thewles, Stockton-on-Tees, County Durham, TS21 3JG

Join astronomers from Teeside Astronomical Science Centre for their regular Tuesday evening open night at their observatory in Wynyard Park, near the planetarium.

These events are weather dependent — if the skies are looking like they will be clear you are welcome to come along, free of charge and without the need to book your visit in advance.

This is a great opportunity for everyone including families to experience observing interesting and distant objects through a large telescope!

Please note that this event has already taken place on 15/11/2016


Event organiser

Teesside Astronomical Science Centre

Teesside Astronomical Science Centre is organising this event

Please contact Teesside Astronomical Science Centre directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.


Event booking

If the weather forecast is looking good the observatory will be attended and open. To contact the observatory the best method is via Facebook -- click the link below.

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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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