Milky Way Stargazing at Redesdale

Friday 15th September 2017 from 17:00pm to Sunday 17th September 2017 12:00pm

Redesdale Arms

Horsley, Rochester, NE19 1TA


Description

This event offers a wonderful opportunity for a short stargazing break to one of the darkest locations in the UK at one of the most welcoming of venues, The Redesdale Arms.

Join experienced and enthusiastic amateur astronomers as they give you a guided tour of the heavens and observe planets, galaxies, star clusters and nebulae through powerful telescopes. You'll undoubtedly feel a sense of wonder when you see the Milky Way arching overhead, the combined light of hundreds of millions of stars stretching across the dark skies of Northumberland.

There will also be presentations and astronomical talks should the weather not be favourable as well as solar observing through the daytime.

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

- Event includes an astronomy related presentation or talk.


Organiser

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


Bookings

Bookings can be made directly with the Redesdale Arms, link below.

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Location light pollution

This location is estimated to have light pollution levels similar to a dark site setting based on satellite data from CPRE.

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

Location darkness on Friday 15th September 2017

The below graphic shows if and when it will be dark at Redesdale Arms 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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