Dark Sky Discovery at Low Gillerthwaite – Autumn 2019

Saturday 28th September 2019 from 17:45pm to 20:40pm

Low Gillerthwaite Field Centre

Ennerdale, Cleator, CA23 3AX


Description

View the dark skies above Low Gillerthwaite Field Centre at this free public open evening. There will be astronomical activities and presentations suitable for all ages and telescopes to observe planets and stars (weather permitting!). Perfect for all the family! Although the event is scheduled to finish at 20:40 it will continue into the evening if weather permits. Visitors may stay over in the self-catering hostel charged at standard rates. Homemade soup and parkin will be available with any donations gratefully received by their registered charity.

- Event includes an astronomy related presentation or talk.

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


Organiser

This event is being organised by Low Gillerthwaite Field Centre 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!


Bookings

This event is free of charge. Please contact the event organisers to let them know of your visit to help them manage numbers.

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Location light pollution

This location is estimated to have light pollution levels similar to a dark site setting based on satellite data from CPRE.

Urban
Suburban
Semi-rural
Rural
Dark site
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.

Location darkness on Saturday 28th September 2019

The below graphic shows if and when it will be dark at Low Gillerthwaite Field 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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