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Dark Skies Workshop at The Sill

Dark Skies Workshop at The Sill

Monday 12th February 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

The Sill National Landscape Discovery Centre
Bardon Mill, Hexham, NE47 7AN, North East

Boost your business by welcoming stargazers to your venue! This event is specifically aimed at local tourism businesses who want to know more about how they can benefit from the growing public interest in stargazing. Hosted by experienced astronomer and dark skies consultant Richard Darn the event includes presentations and discussion then stargazing if weather permits.

Please note that this event has already taken place on 12/02/2018


Event organiser

Richard Darn is organising this event

Please contact Richard Darn directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.


Event booking

Bookings for this event can be made via the Northumberland Park 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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