Danby Lodge National Park Centre
Lodge Lane, Danby, North Yorkshire, YO21 2NB
Enjoy an evening of celestial wonder at the Danby Lodge Dark Sky Discovery Site as we train our telescopes on the heavens above. Joined by our resident stargazing expert, you’ll spend the evening getting to know the night’s sky and the cosmos through stories and close-up views of the stars, planets, and other celestial bodies offering the clearest views of the night.
Along with our regular telescopes, we’ll bring our state-of-the-art wise telescope with a built-in camera that we’ll use to snap some of the sights, which we can share with you as excellent souvenirs of what you see on the night!
As always, we’ll have a good laugh together as we learn and provide hot drinks and biscuits to keep you warm!
This event takes place as part of the National Parks Dark Skies Fringe Festival 2022.
Please note that this has already taken place on 23/10/2022
For full details on how to attend this event, including how to book, please see the event's official website.Visit event website
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.
Sun 23rd Oct
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.
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