Skyscape and Landscape Stargazing at Cerne Abbas

Saturday 29th April 2017 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

Cerne Abbas Giant Viewpoint

Acreman Street, Cerne Abbas, DT2 7JX

Event description

As part of the Cerne Giant Festival local astronomer Kevin Quinn will be sharing the views through his telescope whilst giving insights to the relationship between skyscape, humans and the landscape from this great stargazing location across from Cerne Abbas Giant.

Observing (if clear)

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

Event organiser

This event is being organised by Cerne Valley Astronomers. 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.

Event weather

Weather forecast for Minterne Gardens (1.19 miles away) updated 28/04/17 at 00:01.

Light pollution

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

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

Location darkness on Saturday 29th April 2017

The below graphic shows if and when it will be dark at Cerne Abbas Giant Viewpoint 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 (Cerne Valley Astronomers) is dealing with all bookings for this event, please visit their website for more details.

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