Woodcutts, Sixpenny Handley, SP5 5NW, South West
Astronomer and Cranborne Chase AONB Dark Skies advisor Bob Mizon will regale the audience with stories of the astronomical wonders above their heads, while the AONB’s director Linda Nunn will detail developments concerning the Cranborne Chase AONB’s bid for prestigious International Dark Sky Reserve status. Afterwards, the audience will join Bob and members of the Wessex Astronomical Society outside for a spectacular stargazing experience. One of a series of stargazing events across the Cranborne Chase AONB through Autumn and Winter 2017 / 2018.
- Event includes an astronomy related presentation or talk.
- Event will involve stargazing and observing the skies through telescopes weather permitting
This event is being organised by Chasing Stars Cranborne Chase AONB who should be contacted if you have any queries. Please confirm this event is indeed going ahead before travelling.
The event organiser (Chasing Stars Cranborne Chase AONB) is dealing with all bookings for this event, please visit their website for more details.
Location light pollution
Location darkness on Saturday 9th December 2017
The below graphic shows if and when it will be dark at Sixpenny Handley 1st Woodcutts Scout HQ 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.