Christmas Star Party at Chambers Farm Wood

Friday 15th December 2017 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

Chambers Farm Wood - Forestry Commission

Education Barn - Chambers Farm Wood, Market Rasen, LN8 5JR


Description

Join Astronomer Richard Darn for this extra-special pre-Christmas stargazing event at Chambers Farm Wood.  It's being held around the peak time for the Geminid meteor shower -- arguably the best meteor shower of the year.  There will be telescopes and binoculars to explore the dark skies above and a guided tour of the heavens -- a perfect event for beginners and families and anyone with an interest in Astronomy!

- 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 Richard Darn who should be contacted if you have any queries. Please confirm this event is indeed going ahead before travelling.


Bookings

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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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Location darkness on Friday 15th December 2017

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