Saturn and Stars Guided Walk, Talks and Telescopes

Saturday 26th August 2017 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

Gidleigh Village Hall

Gidleigh, Oakhampton, TQ13 8HR


Event description

Join the team from Dartmoor Skies for this fantastic opportunity to get out and about under the starry skies of Dartmoor. The meeting point is at Gidleigh Village Hall from where you will be escorted up to Scorhill and then a short 15 minute walk to your observing location. You'll be guided around the constellations and there'll be telescopes for you to observe through including an opportunity to see the majestic planet Saturn. If the weather doesn't play ball there'll be talks in the village hall. Tickets required with some of the monies going towards the Dartmoor Skies charity. Wrap up warm, wear sturdy boots and take a red torch!

Observing (if clear)

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

Astronomy Presentation

Event includes an astronomy related presentation or talk.


Event organiser

This event is being organised by Dartmoor Skies. For details of how to contact them and for more information about this event see "Event bookings & availability" below. Please check that this event is indeed going ahead before travelling.


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 26th August 2017

The below graphic shows if and when it will be dark at Gidleigh Village Hall 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.


Event bookings & availability

The event organiser (Dartmoor Skies) is dealing with all bookings for this event, please visit their website for more details.

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