Dark Skies at Sutton Bank with York Astronomical Society

Dark Skies at Sutton Bank with York Astronomical Society

Saturday 30th October 2021 from 19:30pm to 21:00pm

Sutton Bank Visitor Centre
Sutton Bank, Near Thirsk, YO7 2EH

Join astronomers from the York Astronomical Society who will show you the fabulous night skies above Sutton Bank in all of their glory.

Enjoy an evening of illustrated talks and stargazing (weather permitting) from the North York Moors Dark Sky Reserve.

Warm clothing and good footwear are advised, and the Café will be open for hot drinks and snacks. All children are to be accompanied by an adult.

A torch would be useful (red or low light, please).


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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  • Dark Skies at Sutton Bank with York Astronomical Society

    Saturday 30th October 2021 from 19:30pm to 21:00pm

    Sutton Bank Visitor Centre, Sutton Bank, Near Thirsk, YO7 2EH

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