Dark Skies at Danby

Dark Skies at Danby

Saturday 2nd November 2019 from 18:00pm to 22:00pm

The Moors National Park Centre
Danby, Near Whitby, YO21 2NB

Enjoy the dark skies above the North York Moors National Park in conjunction with Whitby & District Astronomical Society and take a peek at the lovely crescent moon, observe the magnificent rings of Saturn and explore some of the celestial wonders visible in the Autumn sky – including dying stars, stellar citadels and galactic island universes! If cloudy there will be an indoor presentation on the autumn night sky and a preview of the magnificent Winter constellations soon to rise. Hot drinks available. Wrap up warm and bring a torch!

Please note that this event has already taken place on 02/11/2019


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.


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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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