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.
- Event includes an astronomy related presentation or talk.
- Event will involve stargazing and observing the skies through telescopes weather permitting
This event is being organised by Wild North Discovery who should be contacted if you have any queries. We highly recommend you confirm this event is indeed going ahead before travelling. If you do attend it would be fantastic if you could let the organiser know you found them via Go Stargazing!
Please contact Wild North Discovery directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.
Location light pollution
Location darkness on Saturday 20th April 2019
The below graphic shows if and when it will be dark at Hamsterley Forest Visitor Centre on the evening of this event. Yellow areas show when the skies are not dark due to daylight (bold yellow) and moonlight (faded yellow). Click on the image for an explanation on how darkness is determined.