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.

Observing with Sandy Astronomical Society

19th December 2019 from 19:00
Sandye Place Academy, Park Road, Sandy, SG19 1JD

Foredown Tower Astronomers Monthly Meeting

19th December 2019 from 19:30
Emmaus Community Cafe – Brighton, Drove Road, Portslade, BN41 2PA

Walton Astronomy Group Meeting

19th December 2019 from 20:00
Prince of Wales – Esher, 48 West End Lane, Esher, KT10 8LA

Lincoln Observatory Open Evening

24th December 2019 from 19:30
Lincoln Observatory, Westcliffe Street, Lincoln, LN1 3TZ

Ilkeston and District Astronomical Society Informal Meeting

25th December 2019 from 20:00
Shipley Country Park Visitors Centre, Heanor, Shipley, DE75 7GX

Northumberland Astronomical Society Meeting

26th December 2019 from 19:30
Hauxley Nature Reserve and Observatory, Low Hauxley, Newcastle, NE65 0JR

Ashford Astronomical Society Meeting

27th December 2019 from 19:30
Woodchurch Memorial Hall, The Green, Woodchurch, TN26 3QB

Lincoln Observatory Open Evening

31st December 2019 from 19:30
Lincoln Observatory, Westcliffe Street, Lincoln, LN1 3TZ

Horsham Astronomy Group Meeting

1st January 2020 from 19:30
The Forest School – Horsham, Comptons Lane, Horsham, RH13 5NT


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