Dark Skies at Sutton Bank

Saturday 25th February 2017 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

Sutton Bank

Sutton Bank, Near Thirsk, YO7 2EH


Event description

Join the York Astronomical Society under the dark skies of Sutton Bank for this evening of stargazing! You are welcome to bring your own telescope if you have one. There'll be interesting talks on astronomy and refreshments available. This event is part of the National Parks Dark Skies Festival 2017.

Observing (if clear)

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

Astronomy Presentation

Event includes an astronomy related presentation or talk.


Event organiser

This event is being organised by The York 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.

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

Location darkness on Saturday 25th February 2017

The below graphic shows if and when it will be dark at Sutton Bank 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

Reservations required - booking form available via the Dark Skies Festival website.

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