Dark Skies Canoeing and Pizza Night

Dark Skies Canoeing and Pizza Night

Saturday 17th February 2024 from 19:00pm to 20:30pm

How Stean Gorge
Lofthouse, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG3 5SF

How Stean Gorge is proud to be hosting the ever-popular Dark Skies Activities nights as part of the Yorkshire Dales and Moors Dark Skies Festival. They will be running these activities, which include dark sky canoeing if weather permits, alongside their Pizza Nights on Fridays and Saturdays throughout the Dark Skies Festival.

This event is part of the Yorkshire Dales Dark Skies Festival 2024 which occurs from the 9th of February to the 25th of February.

Please note that this has already taken place on 17/02/2024

Event booking

Please book tickets via the How Stean Gorge 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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