Station Road, Alston, CA9 3JB, North West
Join experienced astronomer and astrophotographer Martin Kitching from Northern Experience Wildlife Tours for an in-depth introduction to stargazing and capturing the night sky. We’ll also do some stargazing too – weather permitting. Booking required.
This event is part of the North Pennines Stargazing Festival 2017, organised by the AONB Partnership and supported by Visit County Durham and the Science & Technology Facilities Council.
- Event includes an astronomy related presentation or talk.
- Event offers guidance and tuition on how to take night-time photographs using a camera and tripod or using a telescope in place of a camera lens.
- Event will involve stargazing and observing the skies through telescopes weather permitting
This event is being organised by North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty who should be contacted if you have any queries. Please confirm this event is indeed going ahead before travelling.
The event organiser (North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty) is dealing with all bookings for this event, please visit their website for more details.
Location light pollution
Location darkness on Wednesday 25th October 2017
The below graphic shows if and when it will be dark at South Tynedale Railway Station 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.