Be Starry Eyed – Stars in the Park

Saturday 21st November 2020 from 19:00pm to 22:00pm

Buckfastleigh Open Air Pool

Victoria Park, Buckfastleigh, TQ11 0DB


Description

Socially distanced stargazing! Dartmoor Skies will guide you through some of the special sights you can enjoy in the night sky. This is a free event, but we are asking people to book in advance so we can run the event in line with current Covid guidelines.

The team are offering 20 minute stargazing slots to either a household or a support bubble of up to 6 people. To reserve a time slot, please message Dartmoor Skies via their Facebook page or by email at [email protected]

The current arrangements may be subject to change if restrictions in the local area change. There will also be a wet-weather contingency plan. But it goes without say, please keep your fingers and toes firmly crossed for clear skies! :-)


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!


Organiser

This online event is being organised by Dartmoor Skies who should be contacted if you have any queries. If you do attend this online event it would be great if you could let the organiser know you found out about it via Go Stargazing, thank you!


Bookings

Please contact Dartmoor Skies directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.

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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.

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

Location darkness on Saturday 21st November 2020

The below graphic shows if and when it will be dark at Buckfastleigh Open Air Pool 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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