Dark Sky Evening at Jamaica Inn

Saturday 19th August 2017 from 19:00pm to 22:30pm

Jamaica Inn - Bodmin Moor

Bolventor, Launceston, PL15 7TS


Event description

Join astronomers from Caradon Observatory for this dinner (optional) and stargazing evening at the famous Jamaica Inn. Help celebrate Bodmin Moor's recent award of Dark Sky Park status by observing amazing deep sky objects and planets through large telescopes if the weather permits -- Saturn will be readily visible and looks truly stunning! There will also be a talk covering a number of astronomical subjects including meteors and exoplanets... The event starts at 7.00pm for dinner or 8.30pm for free stargazing. Please contact the Jamaica Inn or Caradon Observatory for more information.

Recommended

Go Stargazing recommended event.

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 Caradon Observatory. 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.


Event weather

19/08/17
19:00
14°
1%
19/08/17
22:00
12°
5%
20/08/17
01:00
12°
9%
Weather forecast for Draynes (5.34 miles away) updated 18/08/17 at 20:01.

Light pollution

This location is estimated to have light pollution levels similar to a dark site setting based on satellite data from CPRE.

Urban
Suburban
Semi-rural
Rural
Dark site
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.

Location darkness on Saturday 19th August 2017

The below graphic shows if and when it will be dark at Jamaica Inn - Bodmin Moor 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 (Caradon Observatory) is dealing with all bookings for this event, please visit their website for more details.

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