Dark Sky Stargazing at Beacon Fell Dark Sky Discovery Site

Dark Sky Stargazing at Beacon Fell Dark Sky Discovery Site

Saturday 14th April 2018 from 20:30pm to 22:30pm

Beacon Fell Visitor Centre
Beacon Fell, Preston, PR3 2NL

Come and experience and unforgettable night under the stars in The Forest of Bowland!

We will be your guide taking you on an incredible journey through the constellations and along the Milky Way, while also showing you how to find all sorts of objects for yourself. There will also be powerful telescopes for you to gaze through, all operated by experienced amateur astronomers, who will attempt to answer your questions on life, the universe and everything! This event is suitable for ages 12 and up.
Did you know; from towns and cities we see just a handful of stars, but in the Forest of Bowland we could count 2,000 at any one time!
Please book early – places are limited.

Please note that this event has already taken place on 14/04/2018


Event organiser

Robert Ince Stargazing Events

Robert Ince Stargazing Events is organising this event

Please contact Robert Ince Stargazing Events directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.


Event booking

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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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