Go Stargazing Live with Worthing Astronomers

Saturday 17th February 2018 from 19:00pm to 22:00pm

Goring Gap

Marine Drive, Worthing, BN12 4XQ, South East


16/02/18 11:00 this event will now take place on 17th February due to favourable weather forecast.

Everyone is invited to join the Worthing Astronomers for this public stargazing event at Goring Gap. Taking place as part of "Go Stargazing Live 2018" the event is timed to coincide with new moon when the skies are at their darkest and the location of this event has been chosen especially to escape the worst of the local light pollution. The event is free of charge and families are welcome! Note that the event is scheduled to take place on the 16th February however may move to the 17th February depending on the weather. Not only is this a great opportunity to stargaze with experienced astronomers you'll also be supporting your local astronomy club! Clear skies!

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

Corona virus

Please be aware that due to the Coronavirus it is likely that this event has been cancelled or postponed. If you are considering attending this event please double check with the event organiser directly to confirm. If this event is indeed affected the organisers will no doubt need your support in the future -- please do consider attending an event of theirs when possible! Thank you!


This event is being organised by Worthing Astronomers 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!


No booking required simply turn up! If the weather looks bad on the 16th then this event may move to the 17th... Please check with the event organisers!

Go to the organiser's web page for this event

Location light pollution

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

Dark site
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.

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