Dark Skies Festival Twilight Walk and Stargazing

Wednesday 11th September 2019 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

Runton Road Car Park

Runton Road, Cromer, NR27 9AU


Description

Enjoy a walk from Runton Road Car Park to Abbs Common and back returning to enjoy views through telescopes with local astronomer Mike Bassingham. Refreshments available. £2 fee payable on the night.

This event takes place as part of the Norfolk Coast Dark Skies Festival 2019.

- Event will involve stargazing and observing the skies through telescopes weather permitting


Corona virus

Please be aware that due to the Coronavirus it is quite possible that this event has been cancelled or postponed, if you are considering attending this event please double check with the event organiser directly to confirm. If this event is indeed affected the organisers will no doubt need your support in the future -- please do consider attending an event of theirs when possible! Thank you!


Organiser

This event is being organised by Norfolk Coast Partnership who should be contacted if you have any queries. We highly recommend you confirm this event is indeed going ahead before travelling. If you do attend it would be fantastic if you could let the organiser know you found them via Go Stargazing!


Bookings

No prior booking required simply turn up on the night!

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Location light pollution

This location is estimated to have light pollution levels similar to a semi-rural setting based on satellite data from CPRE.

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Dark site
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.

Location darkness on Wednesday 11th September 2019

The below graphic shows if and when it will be dark at Runton Road Car Park on the evening of this event. Yellow areas show when the skies are not dark due to daylight (bold yellow) and moonlight (faded yellow). Click on the image for an explanation on how darkness is determined.


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