Stargazing around new moon

The time around new moon is when skies are at their darkest

Stargazing around new moon is the best time to stargaze as the skies are nice and dark. At these times you will be able to see more stars and have better views through telescopes. This is also the best time to visit dark sky sites.

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Stargazing around new moon events list

The following is a list of stargazing events taking place around the current or next new moon period.

Friday Club with Reading Astronomical Society

23rd August 2019 from 19:00
St Peter’s Church Hall – Earley, Church Road, Earley, RG6 1EY

Stargazing Saturday at the Astronomy Centre

24th August 2019 from 19:30
The Astronomy Centre, Bacup Road A681, Near Todmorden, OL14 7HP

Brough Astronomical Society Meeting

26th August 2019 from 19:30
Brough Observatory, Prescott Avenue, Brough, HU15 1BB

Lincoln Observatory Open Evening

27th August 2019 from 19:30
Lincoln Observatory, Westcliffe Street, Lincoln, LN1 3TZ

Ilkeston and District Astronomical Society Informal Meeting

28th August 2019 from 20:00
Shipley Country Park Visitors Centre, Heanor, Shipley, DE75 7GX

Northumberland Astronomical Society Meeting

29th August 2019 from 19:30
Hauxley Nature Reserve and Observatory, Low Hauxley, Newcastle, NE65 0JR

Ashford Astronomical Society Meeting

30th August 2019 from 19:30
Woodchurch Memorial Hall, The Green, Woodchurch, TN26 3QB

Stargazing Saturday at the Astronomy Centre

31st August 2019 from 19:30
The Astronomy Centre, Bacup Road A681, Near Todmorden, OL14 7HP

Preseli Astronomy Group Meeting

3rd September 2019 from 19:00
Letterston Memorial Hall, Letterston, Haverfordwest, SA62 5RY

Lincoln Observatory Open Evening

3rd September 2019 from 19:30
Lincoln Observatory, Westcliffe Street, Lincoln, LN1 3TZ

Stour Astro Society Meeting

3rd September 2019 from 19:30
Cavendish Memorial Hall, Melford Road, Cavendish, CO10 8AD

Horsham Astronomy Group Meeting

4th September 2019 from 19:30
The Forest School – Horsham, Comptons Lane, Horsham, RH13 5NT

Papworth Astronomy Club Monthly Meeting

4th September 2019 from 19:30
The Vinter Room, Vinter Close, Papworth Everard, CB23 3RU


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