Breckland Astronomical Society Star Camp – Spring 2018

Friday 16th March 2018 from 12:00pm to Monday 19th March 2018 12:00pm

Haw Wood Farm Caravan Park

Hinton, Saxmundham, IP17 3QT


Breckland Astronomical Society hold two organised star camp events each year in Spring and Autumn. The venue at Haw Wood Caravan Park provides wonderfully dark skies and great amenities.

Members of the public including families are welcome to join them as long as you are happy to abide by light etiquette rules (this means no white light / campfires / car indicators etc).

Bookings should be made via the campsite however if you have any questions contact Breckland Astronomical Society or post a message on their facebook page.

- Event is a hosted at a dark sky location such as a remote campsite over several nights usually around a new moon when the skies are dark.


This event is being organised by Breckland Astronomical Society 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!


Please contact Breckland Astronomical Society 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 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 Friday 16th March 2018

The below graphic shows if and when it will be dark at Haw Wood Farm Caravan Park 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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