Low Gillerthwaite Field Centre
Ennerdale, Cleator, CA23 3AX
View the dark skies above Low Gillerthwaite at this free public open evening. There will
be astronomical presentations suitable for all ages, plenty of activities for children and telescopes to observe planets and stars (weather permitting!). Perfect for all the family! Although the event is scheduled to finish at 19:30 it will continue into the evening if weather permits. Visitors may stay over in the self-catering hostel charged at standard rates.
Please note that this event has already taken place on 17/03/2018
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.
Sat 17th Mar
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.