Cartref Caravan & Campsite

Cartref, Ford Heath, SY5 9GD

Location description

Observing location under good dark skies used by Shropshire Astronomical Society.


Location event organiser

Shropshire Astronomical Society organises stargazing events at this location.


Astronomical society

Meeting place for local astronomical society, often in a location that enables stargazing and observing.


Stay & gaze

Location provides accommodation in a dark sky site and perhaps stargazing resources such as binoculars, star charts or even a basic telescope.


Tonight's weather forecast

22/11/17
18:00
14°
55%
22/11/17
21:00
13°
71%
23/11/17
00:00
12°
88%
23/11/17
03:00
10°
84%
Weather forecast for Preston Montford (2.10 miles away) updated 22/11/17 at 20:01.

Location light pollution

This location is estimated to have light pollution levels similar to a semi-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.

When to stargaze at Cartref Caravan & Campsite

This location's semi-rural setting means it benefits from dark skies depending on the time of the year and lunar cycle. In the calendar below where you can see stars indicates when the skies will be dark and the best time to stargaze. Yellow areas show the adverse effects of daylight (bold) and moonlight (faded). Hover over a day to see darkness times or click on a date for more information.

Stargazing events at this location

There are no known forthcoming events at this location.

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When to visit

The best time to visit Cartref Caravan & Campsite can be found on this dark skies calendar.

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