Kelling Heath Star Party – Spring 2017

Wednesday 19th April 2017 from 12:00pm to Wednesday 26th April 2017 12:00pm

Kelling Heath Holiday Park

Weybourne, Holt, NR25 7HW


Description

Kelling Heath Star Party is the largest in the UK, hundreds of amateur astronomers meet under the dark skies of north Norfolk with a wide variety of telescopes and equipment. This is a public event however be aware of strict rules regarding the use of white light and 'noise pollution' in the mornings -- mornings are for lie-ins after a long night observing (or in the bar!).

The autumn star party is organised by Loughton Astronomical Society whilst the spring star party is organised by Norwich Astronomical Society. The link below takes you to the appropriate place for more information!

- Event is a hosted at a dark sky location such as a remote campsite over several nights usually around a new moon when the skies are dark.


Organiser

This event is being organised by Norwich Astronomical Society who should be contacted if you have any queries. Please confirm this event is indeed going ahead before travelling.


Bookings

The event organiser (Norwich Astronomical Society) is dealing with all bookings for this event, please visit their website for more details.

Go to the organiser's web page for this event


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 Wednesday 19th April 2017

The below graphic shows if and when it will be dark at Kelling Heath Holiday Park 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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