Stargazing in the footsteps of King Orry

Friday 31st March 2017 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

Yn Thie Thooit - Isle of Man

Lhen Trench, Smeale, Isle of Man, IM7 3EB


Description

Join Howard Parkin of Astromanx in the surroundings of the beautiful "Yn Thie Thooit" cottage where King Orry is said to have first landed on the Isle of Man for an evening of stargazing.  Booking required with tickets including a complimentary hot chocolate!

- Event includes an astronomy related presentation or talk.

- Event will involve stargazing and observing the skies through telescopes weather permitting


Organiser

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


Bookings

The event organiser (Manx National Heritage) is dealing with all bookings for this event, please visit their website for more details.

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Location light pollution

This location is estimated to have light pollution levels similar to a dark site 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 Yn Thie Thooit - Isle of Man 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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