Jamaica Inn - Bodmin Moor
Bolventor, Launceston, PL15 7TS
Join astronomers from Caradon Observatory for this dinner (optional) and stargazing evening at the famous Jamaica Inn. Help celebrate Bodmin Moor’s recent award of Dark Sky Park status by observing amazing deep sky objects and planets through large telescopes if the weather permits — Saturn will be readily visible and looks truly stunning! There will also be a talk covering a number of astronomical subjects including meteors and exoplanets… The event starts at 7.00pm for dinner or 8.30pm for free stargazing. Please contact the Jamaica Inn or Caradon Observatory for more information.
Please note that this event has already taken place on 19/08/2017
For full details on how to attend this event, including how to book, please see the event's official website.Visit event website
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 19th Aug
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.