The Moors National Park Centre
Danby, Near Whitby, YO21 2NB
Explore the wonders of the night sky with members of Whitby and District Astronomical Society under the dark skies of the North York Moors. Ideal for the family activities include taking part in a scale solar system demonstration, a presentation on the winter night skies and a look back at the Cassini probe’s mission to Saturn. Reservations required. This stargazing event is taking place as part of the National Parks Dark Skies Festival 2018
Please note that this event has already taken place on 17/02/2018
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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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.
Sat 17th Feb
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.