Home of Charles Darwin - Downe House
Luxted Road, Downe, Kent, BR6 7JT
Visit Darwin’s garden as the nights grow darker and the stars grow brighter! In this ‘introduction to astronomy’ hear expert talks and top tips, before looking through our telescopes to explore the night sky and gaze among the stars. Please note there is no disabled access down to the meadow where the stargazing event will be held. Refreshments are available for sale. Booking required.
Please note that this event has already taken place on 08/02/2019
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.
Fri 8th Feb
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.