Breckland Astronomical Society Star Camp – Spring 2017

Wednesday 22nd March 2017 from 12:00pm to Thursday 30th March 2017 12:00pm

Haw Wood Farm Caravan Park

Hinton, Saxmundham, IP17 3QT

Event description

Breckland Astronomical Society are holding two organised star camp events this year in Spring and Autumn. The venue at Haw Wood Caravan Park provides wonderfully dark skies and great amenities.

Members of the public including families are welcome to attend as long as you are happy to abide by light etiquette rules (this means no white light / campfires / car indicators etc).

Bookings should be made via the campsite however if you have any questions contact Breckland Astronomical Society or post a message on their facebook page.


Event is a hosted at a dark sky location such as a remote campsite over several nights usually around a new moon when the skies are dark.

Event organiser

This event is being organised by Breckland Astronomical Society. For details of how to contact them and for more information about this event see "Event bookings & availability" below. Please check that this event is indeed going ahead before travelling.

Light pollution

This location is estimated to have light pollution levels similar to a rural setting based on satellite data from CPRE.

Dark site
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.

Location darkness on Wednesday 22nd March 2017

The below graphic shows if and when it will be dark at Haw Wood Farm Caravan Park 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.

Event bookings & availability

The event organiser (Breckland Astronomical Society) is dealing with all bookings for this event, please visit their website for more details.

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Breckland Astronomical Society Star Camp - Autumn 2017

Friday 13th October 2017 from 12:00pm to Friday 20th October 2017 12:00pm

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