Discover Dartmoor Dark Skies

Tuesday 17th April 2018 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

Moorland House

Haytor, Newton Abbot, TQ13 9XT


Description

Join the team from Dartmoor National Park with astronomers from University of Exeter for an evening understanding the importance of dark skies then observing them using binoculars and telescopes if weather permits. Booking essential due to limited numbers.

- Event includes an astronomy related presentation or talk.

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


Bookings

Booking for this event is via the National Park Visitor Centre at Haytor 01364 661520 or email [email protected]

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

Location darkness on Tuesday 17th April 2018

The below graphic shows if and when it will be dark at Moorland House 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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Moorland House

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