Stargazing Supper at Dunkery Beacon

Thursday 2nd November 2017 from 19:00pm to 22:00pm

Dunkery Beacon

Exmoor National Park, North West of Wheddon Cross, TA24


Description

Join local astronomer Seb Jay for an evening of stargazing at the Dunkery Beacon Country House Hotel, the event being timed to coincide with the Exmoor Dark Skies Festival 2017.  Starting with a hearty chilli-con-carne support the evening will move on to stargazing outside and observing through telescopes.  Should the weather be inclement an indoor presentation will be offered instead.  For all bookings and enquiries please contact the hotel.

- 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 Exmoor National Park who should be contacted if you have any queries. Please confirm this event is indeed going ahead before travelling.


Bookings

Bookings for this event are being taken by the event venue Dunkery Beacon Country House Hotel.

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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 Thursday 2nd November 2017

The below graphic shows if and when it will be dark at Dunkery Beacon 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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