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Astro Adventure at Wimbleball Lake Activity Centre

Astro Adventure at Wimbleball Lake Activity Centre

Friday 30th October 2020 from 16:30pm to 18:30pm

Wimbleball Lake
Dluverton, Near Tiverton, Somerset, Devon, TA22, Somerset

Be part of a small group to enjoy a guided walk with a National Park Ranger as the sun goes down and the full moon rises. Hear from our Ranger Charlotte Wray about her love of moths and why they’re important to the environment. Learn how to set up your own moth trap and identify different species. Join astronomer Jo Richardson for a presentation about the Moon, its craters and hear the latest space travel stories! Weather permitting and with Jo’s help, there’s a chance of some guided stargazing. Numbers limited to 25 each session. Family session suitable for younger children – ideal for family/friends bubbles.

This event is taking place as part of the Exmoor National Park Dark Skies Festival 2020.

Please note that this event has already taken place on 30/10/2020

Event organiser

Exmoor National Park

Exmoor National Park is organising this event

Please contact Exmoor National Park directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.

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Event darkness

The Moon has a big impact on the visibility of celestial bodies in the night sky. Try to plan your stargazing when there is no bright Moon at night as this is when the skies will be at their darkest.

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.

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