Chris Lintott: The Crowd & The Cosmos

Chris Lintott: The Crowd & The Cosmos

Friday 21st February 2020 from 19:30pm to 21:00pm

Helmsley Arts Centre
1 Meeting House Court, Helmsley, YO62 5DW

Chris Lintott (BBC Sky at Night) needs your help! Modern telescopes are producing more data than astronomers can cope with, and in this talk Lintott will explain how you can join more than a million volunteers in sorting out galaxies, hunting for planets around other stars…and counting penguins. A cosmic adventure, this talk will take you to the cutting edge of modern science while keeping feet firmly on the ground.

This event takes place as part of the National Parks Dark Sky Festival 2020 which runs from 14th February to 1st March.

Please note that this event has already taken place on 21/02/2020


Event organiser

North York Moors National Park

North York Moors National Park is organising this event

Please contact North York Moors National Park directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.


Event booking

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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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