Easter Stargazing at Hamsterley Forest

Easter Stargazing at Hamsterley Forest

Saturday 20th April 2019 from 20:30pm to 22:00pm

Hamsterley Forest Visitor Centre
Hamsterley Forest, Bedburn, County Durham, DL13 3NL

Discover the beauty of the dark skies of the North Pennines with a star gazing session at Hamsterley Forest. The event starts with an introductory indoor session using a wonderful software programme that allows you to view all the wonders of the night sky in real time. Afterwards, weather permitting, we’ll go out and do some star gazing using the naked eye, binoculars and finally a telescope to view some of the wonders of the universe.

Please note that this event has already taken place on 20/04/2019


Event organiser

Wild North Discovery is organising this event

Please contact Wild North Discovery directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.


Event booking

For full details on how to attend this event, including how to book, please see the event's official website.

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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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