Dark Sky Discovery at Low Gillerthwaite - Spring 2020

Dark Sky Discovery at Low Gillerthwaite - Spring 2020

Saturday 21st March 2020 from 17:45pm to 20:40pm

Low Gillerthwaite Field Centre
Ennerdale, Cleator, CA23 3AX

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.

Please note that this event has already taken place on 21/03/2020


Event organiser

Low Gillerthwaite Field Centre

Low Gillerthwaite Field Centre is organising this event

Please contact Low Gillerthwaite Field Centre directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.


Event booking

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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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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