Dark Skies Stargazing Party at RSPB Pulborough

Friday 24th February 2017 from 19:00pm to 19:30pm

RSPB Pulborough Brooks

Wiggonholt, Pulborough, RH20 2EL

Event description

Experience this lovely nature reserve by night at our its first ever Stargazing party!

Come along and admire the star studded skies, spot constellations and find craters on the moon as part of the South Downs National Park Dark Skies Festival.

We’ll keep you warmed up with hot chocolate and nibbles and have binoculars and telescopes for you to use.

Time: Drop in between 7pm and 9.30 pm. Booking essential but please pay on the night. If the weather is unsuitable we may need to cancel the event – we’ll call you on the day before the event takes place to confirm.

Observing Only

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.

Event organiser

This event is being organised by South Downs National Park. 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 Friday 24th February 2017

The below graphic shows if and when it will be dark at RSPB Pulborough Brooks 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 (South Downs National Park) is dealing with all bookings for this event, please visit their website for more details.

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