Stargazing for Beginners with Heaton Park Astronomy Group

Thursday 15th February 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

Heaton Park Bowls Pavilion - Prestwich

Heaton Park, Prestwich, M25 2GT


Description

Join the members of Heaton Park Astronomy Group for this special beginners stargazing event. If it's clear there will be telescopes setup outside and you'll be given a guided tour of the constellations. Two presentations will also be offered, one on navigating the night sky and another discussing dark sky places and the adverse effect of light pollution. A great opportunity to get out under starry skies!

- Event includes an astronomy related presentation or talk.

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


Corona virus

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Organiser

This event is being organised by Heaton Park Astronomy Group 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!


Bookings

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

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Location light pollution

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

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

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