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Dark Skies Stargazing at Kielder Castle

Dark Skies Stargazing at Kielder Castle

Saturday 28th October 2017 from 18:00pm to 19:30pm

Kielder Castle
Kielder Village, Kielder, Northumberland, NE48 1ER

The dark skies above Kielder make this location amongst the very best stargazing spots in the country. You are invited to join the friendly, keen and experienced amateur astronomer Bruce Ferguson for this hands-on stargazing event at the scenic Kielder Castle in the heart of the Northumberland International Dark Sky Park. The event begins with an introduction indoors and then observing using binoculars and telescopes outside, weather permitting. These events are sure to be popular and early booking is recommended.

Please note that this event has already taken place on 28/10/2017

Event organiser

Wild North Discovery is organising this event

Please contact Wild North Discovery directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.

Event booking

For full details on how to attend this event, including how to book, please see the event's official website.

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Event darkness

The Moon has a big impact on the visibility of celestial bodies in the night sky. Try to plan your stargazing when there is no bright Moon at night as this is when the skies will be at their darkest.

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.

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