Celestial Exploring with Hidden Horizons

Tuesday 21st February 2017 from 19:30pm to 22:30pm

Ravenscar Village

Ravenscar, Scarborough, YO13 0ET


Description

Join expert astronomer Andy Exton FRAS from Hidden Horizons for this evening of stargazing and observing through large telescopes. You are welcome to bring along your own telescope or binoculars -- hot chocalate and snacks will be provided. Prior booking is required however this event will only go ahead if weather permits. This event is part of the National Parks Dark Skies Festival 2017.

- This event is weather dependent and will only take place if the skies are clear enough for observing. It is therefore necessary to check the weather forecast and confirm with the event organisers that this event is going ahead.


Organiser

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


Bookings

Please note that whilst this event wil take place near Ravenscar village the exact location will be given to you upon booking.

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Location light pollution

This location is estimated to have light pollution levels similar to a 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 Tuesday 21st February 2017

The below graphic shows if and when it will be dark at Ravenscar Village 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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