Stump Cross Caverns
Greenhow Hill, Harrogate, HG3 5JL
In conjunction with the 5th Dark Skies Festival-Join us for a night in space with experienced astronomers Richard Darn and Chris Higgins as we take a journey through the solar system and into the distant universe. Powerful telescopes will spy our fellow planets of Venus and Uranus, before capturing the light of lovely star clusters and away galaxies. We’ll also give you a colourful introduction to stargazing in North Yorkshire, perfect for beginners. This event also includes a space themed 3 course meal & a spectacular cavern tour. This is an additional event that has been scheduled due to overwhelming interest — book now to avoid disappointment!
Please note that this event has already taken place on 24/02/2020
Yorkshire Dales National Park is organising this event
Please contact Yorkshire Dales National Park directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.
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.
Mon 24th Feb
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.