Night under the stars with Astronomer Richard Darn

Saturday 17th February 2018 from 18:30pm to 22:00pm

Bolton Castle

Redmire, Leyburn, DL8 4ET, Yorkshire and The Humber


Description

Join experienced astronomer Richard Darn for this special evening under the stars. Set at the fantastic location of Bolton Castle and under the dark skies of Wensleydale you'll be greeted with mulled cider and cosmic canapes! After a beginner's talk and an introduction to astronomy telescopes and binoculars will be available to help you discover distant galaxies and star clusters. Prior booking required! This public 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 Yorkshire Dales National Park 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

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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 Saturday 17th February 2018

The below graphic shows if and when it will be dark at Bolton Castle 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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