Buriton Stargazing Party

Buriton Stargazing Party

Friday 17th February 2017 from 18:00pm to 22:00pm

Five Bells Pub - Buriton
High Street, Buriton, GU31 5RX

Join “Dark Sky Dan Oakley” for this evening of stargazing in the wonderfully dark village of Buriton located in the heart of the South Downs Dark Sky Reserve.  Dan was influential in helping the park achieve Dark Sky Reserve status — find out why this is important and how protecting the dark skies benefits all of us with an introductory talk and then stargazing on the recreation field nearby.  The event is free of charge however reservation required.  Part of the South Downs Dark Skies Festival 2017.

Please note that this event has already taken place on 17/02/2017

Event organiser

South Downs National Park

South Downs National Park is organising this event

Please contact South Downs National Park directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.

Event booking

For full details on how to attend this event, including how to book, please see the event's official website.

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Event darkness

The Moon has a big impact on the visibility of celestial bodies in the night sky. Try to plan your stargazing when there is no bright Moon at night as this is when the skies will be at their darkest.

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.

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