Stargazing with Devon Wildlife Trust

Friday 31st March 2017 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

Meeth Quarry Reserve

Meeth, Hatherleigh, EX20 3ER


Description

This event is a great opportunity to enjoy the dark skies above Meeth Quarry with Devon Wildlife Trust.  Learn about constellations and planets observing through binoculars and telescopes.  Hot drinks available, wrap up warm and wear sturdy foot wear.  Note this event will only go ahead if weather permits -- check with the event organisers before setting off.

- This event is weather dependent and will only take place if the skies are clear enough for observing. It is therefore necessary to check the weather forecast and confirm with the event organisers that this event is going ahead.


Organiser

This event is being organised by Devon Wildlife Trust who should be contacted if you have any queries. Please confirm this event is indeed going ahead before travelling.


Bookings

Check the weather forecast as this event only goes ahead if conditions are clear. For updates phone on the day. Contact details and more information available by clicking the link below.

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Location 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 Friday 31st March 2017

The below graphic shows if and when it will be dark at Meeth Quarry Reserve 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.

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