Winterfest Astro Star Party 2017

Thursday 16th November 2017 from 12:00pm to Sunday 19th November 2017 12:00pm

Kelling Heath Holiday Park

Weybourne, Holt, NR25 7HW


Description

The North coast of Norfolk is well renowned for its dark skies and Kelling Heath is ideally situated to take advantage of them. This special event organised in conjunction with Birmingham Astronomical Society and Kelling Heath Holiday Camp takes place over several nights around a new moon when the skies are at their darkest. Note that this event will have some fairly strict rules governing the use of white light, this so that everyone can make the most of their time under the starry skies.

- Event is a hosted at a dark sky location such as a remote campsite over several nights usually around a new moon when the skies are dark.


Organiser

This event is being organised by Birmingham Astronomical Society 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 taking by Kelling Heath Holiday Park - 01263 588181.

Go to the organiser's web page for this event


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 Thursday 16th November 2017

The below graphic shows if and when it will be dark at Kelling Heath Holiday Park 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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