Lime Tree Observatory and Planetarium
Lime Tree Farm, Grewelthorpe, North Yorkshire, HG4 3DA
Enjoy a visit to the Lime Tree Observatory and Planetarium for a family-friendly guide to the night sky, starting with the Moon, and heading out to distant galaxies. There will also be telescope viewing if the weather is favourable.
This event takes place as part of the Yorkshire Dales Dark Skies Festival 2023.
Please note that this has already taken place on 15/02/2023
The below chart shows if and when the skies will be at their darkest during this event. Moonlight is shown in light yellow and the Sun's twilight in light blue. Midnight on the date shown is shown as a white line with sunset to the left and sunrise the next morning to the right. A black background with stars shows the best times for stargazing.
Wed 15th Feb
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.
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