Lunar Eclipse at Dunwich Beach

Friday 27th July 2018 from 20:30pm to 23:30pm

Dunwich Heath and Beach

Minsmere Road, Dunwich, IP17 3DJ, East of England


Members of the public are invited to join astronomers from DASH Astronomical Society for this public observing session at Dunwich Heath and Beach. See the "blood moon" lunar eclipse rise above the sea and observe the planets Venus, Jupiter, Saturn and Mars through telescopes. No booking required!

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


This event is being organised by DASH 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!


No booking required simply turn up on the night!

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Location light pollution

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

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

Location darkness on Friday 27th July 2018

The below graphic shows if and when it will be dark at Dunwich Heath and Beach on the evening of this event. Yellow areas show when the skies are not dark due to daylight (bold yellow) and moonlight (faded yellow). Click on the image for an explanation on how darkness is determined.

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