Dark Skies Stargazing at Druridge Bay

Saturday 25th March 2017 from 19:00pm to 23:00pm

Hemscott Hill Farm

Widdrington, Morpeth, NE61 5EQ


Join Simon Rowland, one of the Starmakers Stargazing Group, for this free stargazing event at Hemscott Hill Farm. Located on the North East coast and away from local sources of light pollution this a great opportunity to explore the dark skies above Northumberland. These events prove to be incredibly popular and early booking is recommended (see link below for details).

- Event includes an astronomy related presentation or talk.

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


This event is being organised by Starmakers Stargazing Group who should be contacted if you have any queries. We highly recommend you confirm this event is indeed going ahead before travelling. If you do attend it would be fantastic if you could let the organiser know you found them via Go Stargazing!


Please contact Starmakers Stargazing Group directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.

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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.

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

Location darkness on Saturday 25th March 2017

The below graphic shows if and when it will be dark at Hemscott Hill 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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