Broughton Hall Estate, Skipton, North Yorkshire, BD23 3AN
Experience the celestial wonders like never before at Broughton Sanctuary. Enjoy an enchanting journey through the cosmos in this new event series, “Broughton By Night.”
Nestled on the outskirts of the Yorkshire Dales National Park, an International Dark Sky Reserve, this is a must-visit destination for astronomy enthusiasts and all those captivated by the beauty of the night sky.
Whether you’re an avid stargazer or a novice enthralled by our universe, bring your binoculars or use our powerful stargazing equipment for educative tours with Chris Higgins, an expert astronomer from the Lime Tree Observatory. Witness awe-inspiring deep sky wonders and marvel at the cosmos up close.
You can even expand your experience with a wild swim and woodland sauna!
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.
Thu 14th Dec
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.
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