Stargazing Evening at Yorkshire Arboretum

Saturday 18th February 2017 from 19:00pm to 22:00pm

Yorkshire Arboretum

Castle Howard, Malton, YO60 7BY


Event description

Part of the National Parks Dark Skies Festival this event is being run with the assistance of York Astronomical Society who will be on hand with their telescopes helping you observing star clusters, nebulae and galaxies. If the weather doesn't play ball there will be entertaining illustrated talks in the Visitor Centre. Small fee for adults and children.

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 The York Astronomical Society. 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.

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

Location darkness on Saturday 18th February 2017

The below graphic shows if and when it will be dark at Yorkshire Arboretum 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

Please contact Yorkshire Arboretum for further details of this event.

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