Yuri’s Night with UK Astronomy

Friday 12th April 2019 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

Emberton Sports and Social Club

Emberton Playing Fields, Emberton, MK45 5BS


Celebrate the anniversary of Yuri Gargarin being the first man in space at this free stargazing event hosted by UK Astronomy! This will be in Emberton Sports and Social clubs field in Olney and a casual stargazing night not an event ideal for those likeminded people interested in astronomy to come along bring scopes, binoculars or just their eyes and look up at the sky. Note that this event is weather dependent.

- Event will involve stargazing and observing the skies through telescopes weather permitting


This event is being organised by UK Astronomy who should be contacted if you have any queries. We highly recommend you confirm this event is indeed going ahead before travelling. If you do attend it would be fantastic if you could let the organiser know you found them via Go Stargazing!


Please contact UK Astronomy directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.

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This location is estimated to have light pollution levels similar to a suburban setting based on satellite data from CPRE.

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