Stonehaugh Stargazing Pavilion & Observatory
Stonehaugh, Hexham, NE48 3DZ
Have you always fancied trying a spot of stargazing but just couldn’t get to grips with the jargon.
Uncertain what type of telescope to buy; refractor, reflector, manual or computerised.
Or do you own a telescope and aren’t sure where to point it.
We’ll translate the jargon and point you in the right direction.
Please be aware, when observing is possible, temperatures can be severe and the ground underfoot can be soft and wet, to ensure your own comfort, please wear suitable attire.
Join local astronomer Liam Reid for an evening of astronomy and stargazing from the wonderfully dark village of Stonehaugh.
Please note that this event has already taken place on 08/01/2021
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 8th Jan
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.