Archaeoastronomy at Butser Ancient Farm

Thursday 17th August 2017 from 19:30pm to 21:00pm

Butser Ancient Farm

Chalton Lane, Chalton, PO8 0BG


Description

Join Dave Woods from Hants Astro who will take you through time and space to explore the history of the night sky at Butser Ancient Farm. Free event!

- Event includes an astronomy related presentation or talk.

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


Organiser

This event is being organised by South Downs National Park who should be contacted if you have any queries. Please confirm this event is indeed going ahead before travelling.


Bookings

The event organiser (South Downs National Park) is dealing with all bookings for this event, please visit their website for more details.

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Location light pollution

This location is estimated to have light pollution levels similar to a semi-rural 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 Thursday 17th August 2017

The below graphic shows if and when it will be dark at Butser Ancient Farm 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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