Dales Countryside Museum
Station Yard, Hawes, North Yorkshire, DL8 3NT
Take a journey through the Cosmos with stargazing expert Richard Darn.
From spotting ancient constellations to finding distant galaxies, this is a fun, practical session to take your Astro knowledge to a new level! You can even handle space rocks over four billion years old.
If the sun is out, we’ll even have a go at safe solar observing. Great for kids over six and adults.
A talk by Richard Darn with a beginner’s guide to the night sky, then Rocket Making and launching with the Firebox Cafe. Included in museum admission price plus 10% off the Firebox Dark Skies-themed menu.
This event takes place as part of the Yorkshire Dales Dark Skies Festival 2023.
Please note that this has already taken place on 17/02/2023
Yorkshire Dales National Park is organising this event
Please contact Yorkshire Dales National Park directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.
For full details on how to attend this event, including how to book, please see the event's official website.Visit event website
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.
Fri 17th Feb
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.
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