Spring Stargazing at Sheffield Park

Saturday 25th March 2017 from 19:30pm to 22:00pm

Sheffield Park & Garden

Sheffield Park, Uckfield, TN22 3QX

Event description

Join astronomers from the Seven Sisters Astronomical Society for a stargazing experience on our parkland. Feel free to bring along your own telescopes to try them out or learn more about how to set them up for viewing. Includes a warming winter supper and hot drink.

The evening will start with a warm supper, followed by a talk by a local space communicator. After this, weather permitting, we will head outside to view. In the event of cloudy weather, there will be a virtual astronomical tour.

Booking essential.

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 National Trust. 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 semi-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 25th March 2017

The below graphic shows if and when it will be dark at Sheffield Park & Garden 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 (National Trust) is dealing with all bookings for this event, please visit their website for more details.

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