Christmas Star Party at Chambers Farm Wood

Christmas Star Party at Chambers Farm Wood

Friday 15th December 2017 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

Chambers Farm Wood - Forestry Commission
Education Barn - Chambers Farm Wood, Market Rasen, LN8 5JR

Join Astronomer Richard Darn for this extra-special pre-Christmas stargazing event at Chambers Farm Wood.  It’s being held around the peak time for the Geminid meteor shower — arguably the best meteor shower of the year.  There will be telescopes and binoculars to explore the dark skies above and a guided tour of the heavens — a perfect event for beginners and families and anyone with an interest in Astronomy!

Please note that this event has already taken place on 15/12/2017


Event organiser

Richard Darn is organising this event

Please contact Richard Darn directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.


Event booking

Tickets for this event are available via the Eventbrite 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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