Dark Skies Stargazing at Danby

Saturday 2nd March 2019 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

The Moors National Park Centre

Danby, Near Whitby, YO21 2NB


Come and explore the wonders of the winter night sky with members of the Whitby & District Astronomical Society on hand to guide you around the heavens. If conditions are not conducive for observing outside, the universe will come indoors with a presentation on the winter night sky. Accompanied children are welcome, but as a rough guide, the event is probably best suited to age 8 and above. Soup and hot drinks available. Please bring a torch.

- 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 North York Moors 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 North York Moors 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 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 2nd March 2019

The below graphic shows if and when it will be dark at The Moors National Park Centre 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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