Late Night Stargazing at Dalby Forest

Friday 23rd February 2018 from 21:30pm to 23:30pm

Dalby Forest Visitor Centre

Dalby Forest, Thornton-le-Dale, North Yorkshire, YO18 7LT


Description

Enjoy a late night guided tour of the sky and view fascinating deep sky objects through telescopes with an immersive star dome planetarium being used if the skies are not clear. Booking required. This stargazing event takes place as part of the National Parks Dark Skies Festival 2018.

- Event includes an astronomy related presentation or talk.

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


Organiser

This event is being organised by Hidden Horizons who should be contacted if you have any queries. We highly recommend you confirm this event is indeed going ahead before travelling. If you do attend it would be fantastic if you could let the organiser know you found them via Go Stargazing!


Bookings

Bookings for this event are available via the Eventbrite website.

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

Location darkness on Friday 23rd February 2018

The below graphic shows if and when it will be dark at Dalby Forest Visitor Centre 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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