Celestial Wonders Under Dark Skies in Norfolk

Saturday 7th September 2019 from 19:00pm to 22:00pm

Deepdale Backpackers

Deepdale Farm, Burnham, PE31 8DD


Description

A short illustrated guide followed by the chance to see some of these for yourselves through several telescopes at Saturn, Jupiter amd a 9 day old moon plus several deep sky objects. A free event sponsored by Deepdale Backpackers and King's Lynn and District Astronomy Society.

This event takes place as part of the Norfolk Coast Dark Skies Festival 2019.

- Event includes an astronomy related presentation or talk.

- Event will involve stargazing and observing the skies through telescopes weather permitting


Organiser

This event is being organised by Norfolk Coast Partnership 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!


Bookings

To book a place and more information contact John Craythorne on 01945 701038 or Alan Gosling on 01553 774394.

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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.

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Dark site
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.

Location darkness on Saturday 7th September 2019

The below graphic shows if and when it will be dark at Deepdale Backpackers 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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