The Stell at Falstone

The Stell, Falstone, NE48 1AA

Location description

The Stell is an architectural installation located near the village of Falstone and deep within the very heart of the Northumberland International Dark Sky Park. What appears to be a sheep pen is actually a place to sit and gaze at the starry skies above.


Dark sky discovery site

Designated as a Dark Sky Discovery Site this location is accessible by members of the public and are officially recognised as excellent places to stargaze. Such locations often have free overnight car parking, some have toilet facilities however rarely allow overnight camping.


Tonight's weather forecast

17/10/17
19:00
11°
3%
17/10/17
22:00
10°
6%
18/10/17
01:00
10°
19%
18/10/17
04:00
10°
16%
Weather forecast for Kielder Water (3.45 miles away) updated 17/10/17 at 16:00.

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.

When to stargaze at The Stell at Falstone

This location's 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 The Stell at Falstone can be found on this dark skies calendar.

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