Dark Skies at Danby

Dark Skies at Danby

Saturday 27th October 2018 from 18:30pm to 20:30pm

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

Come and explore the wonders of the autumn night sky with members of the Whitby and District Astronomical Society. Weather permitting, outside we shall be concentrating on deep sky objects, with Mars and Saturn being the initial targets before they set. We then turn our attention to observing and tracking down star clusters, nebulae, dying stars, galaxies etc.

Please note that this event has already taken place on 27/10/2018


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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