Dark Skies in Barbon

Saturday 16th February 2019 from 19:30pm to 22:30pm

The Churchmouse at Barbon

New Road, Barbon, LA6 2LL, North West


The Yorkshire Dales National Park remains one of the darkest places in England and we are excited to celebrate this with our Dark Skies Event. Dark Skies Guru, Stuart Atkinson will be explaining the skies above and hopefully, we can get outside to see what he has been telling us! Fun night and highly entertaining. Ticket price includes a welcome drink and light supper. This event is taking place as part of the National Parks Dark Skies Festival 2019.

- Event includes an astronomy related presentation or talk.

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


This event is being organised by Yorkshire Dales National Park 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!


Please contact Yorkshire Dales National Park directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.

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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.

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

Location darkness on Saturday 16th February 2019

The below graphic shows if and when it will be dark at The Churchmouse at Barbon 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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