Introduction to Astronomy with Derby & District Astronomical Society

Friday 16th February 2018 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

Friends Meeting House - Derby

St Helens Street, Derby, DE1 3GY, East Midlands


Held between September and June each year these monthly "introduction to astronomy" events are specifically aimed at beginners to include help and advice on using telescopes, navigating the night skies and astrophotography. Bring your own telescope as, if the weather permits, there'll be opportunity for observing from the back of the venue.

- Event includes an astronomy related presentation or talk.

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


This event is being organised by Derby & District Astronomical Society 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 Derby & District Astronomical Society 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 urban setting based on satellite data from CPRE.

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

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