Astronomy Adventures at Poltimore House

Saturday 7th March 2020 from 17:00pm to 19:00pm

Poltimore House & Gardens

Poltimore, Exeter, EX4 0AU


Join the team from Dartmoor Skies and journey through the Solar System! Discover some of the amazing features of our galactic doorstep, and learn more about our exploration of space. Dartmoor Skies will pitch their telescopes in the grounds of Poltimore House so you can enjoy spectacular views of stars, planets, nebulae and galaxies.

- Event includes an astronomy related presentation or talk.

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

Corona virus

Please be aware that due to the Coronavirus it is likely that this event has been cancelled or postponed. If you are considering attending this event please double check with the event organiser directly to confirm. If this event is indeed affected the organisers will no doubt need your support in the future -- please do consider attending an event of theirs when possible! Thank you!


This event is being organised by Dartmoor Skies who should be contacted if you have any queries. We highly recommend you confirm this event is indeed going ahead before travelling. If you do attend it would be fantastic if you could let the organiser know you found them via Go Stargazing!


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Location light pollution

This location is estimated to have light pollution levels similar to a semi-rural setting based on satellite data from CPRE.

Dark site
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.

Location darkness on Saturday 7th March 2020

The below graphic shows if and when it will be dark at Poltimore House & Gardens 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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