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.

Lincoln Observatory Open Evening

25th June 2019 from 19:30
Lincoln Observatory, Westcliffe Street, Lincoln, LN1 3TZ

Chester Astronomical Society Meeting

26th June 2019 from 19:30
Burley Memorial Hall, Waverton, Chester, CH3 7QN

Ilkeston and District Astronomical Society Informal Meeting

26th June 2019 from 20:00
Shipley Country Park Visitors Centre, Heanor, Shipley, DE75 7GX

Usk Astronomical Society Meeting

27th June 2019 from 19:00
Usk Community Hub, 35 Maryport Street, Usk, NP15 1AE

Harrogate Astronomical Society Meeting

27th June 2019 from 19:30
Harlow Avenue Community Centre, Harlow Avenue, Harrogate, HG2 0AS

Northumberland Astronomical Society Meeting

27th June 2019 from 19:30
Hauxley Nature Reserve and Observatory, Low Hauxley, Newcastle, NE65 0JR

Southport Astronomical Society at Fernley Observatory

27th June 2019 from 19:30
Fernley Observatory, Hesketh Park, Southport, PR9 9LN

Friday Club with Reading Astronomical Society

28th June 2019 from 19:00
St Peter’s Church Hall – Earley, Church Road, Earley, RG6 1EY

Stargazing Saturday at the Astronomy Centre

29th June 2019 from 19:30
The Astronomy Centre, Bacup Road A681, Near Todmorden, OL14 7HP

Knowle Astronomical Society Meeting

1st July 2019 from 20:00
Dorridge Village Hall, Grange Road, Dorridge, B93 8QA

Preseli Astronomy Group Meeting

2nd July 2019 from 19:00
Letterston Memorial Hall, Letterston, Haverfordwest, SA62 5RY

Lincoln Observatory Open Evening

2nd July 2019 from 19:30
Lincoln Observatory, Westcliffe Street, Lincoln, LN1 3TZ

Stour Astro Society Meeting

2nd July 2019 from 19:30
Cavendish Memorial Hall, Melford Road, Cavendish, CO10 8AD

Stratford Astronomical Society Telescope Club Night

2nd July 2019 from 19:30
Alderminster Village Hall, New Road, Alderminster, CV37 8PE

Horsham Astronomy Group Meeting

3rd July 2019 from 19:30
The Forest School – Horsham, Comptons Lane, Horsham, RH13 5NT

Usk Astronomical Society Meeting

4th July 2019 from 19:00
Usk Community Hub, 35 Maryport Street, Usk, NP15 1AE

Sigma Astronomy Club Meeting

5th July 2019 from 19:30
Birnie Village Hall, Thomsill, Elgin, IV30 8GY

South Downs Astronomical Society Meeting

5th July 2019 from 19:30
South Downs Planetarium and Science Centre, Kingsham Road, Chichester, PO19 8RP

Stanion and Northants Astronomy Club Meeting

5th July 2019 from 20:00
Stanion Village Hall, Brigstock Road, Stanion, NN14 1BX

Stargazing Saturday at the Astronomy Centre

6th July 2019 from 19:30
The Astronomy Centre, Bacup Road A681, Near Todmorden, OL14 7HP


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