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Late Night Dark Skies

11.30pm

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Time:
11.30pm
Tickets:

£35 per person
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As the evening heads into the early hours for our intimate observing sessions, with capacity reduced to just 10 people, it will feel as if you have the whole Observatory to yourself.

These nights correspond to there being no Moon visible in the sky, which means that we will have a sky that is as dark as it can be. The reason that this is good, is that when the Moon is visible, it reflected light and illuminates the sky, which then causes the faintest of stars to become obscured.

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