Countisbury, Lynmouth, EX35 6NE
Camp out under the fantastic dark skies of Kipscombe Farm at this official star camp taking place as part of the Exmoor Dark Skies Festival 2018. Suitable for astronomers of all levels of experience the event includes an astronomical presentation in the farm’s lambing shed and stargazing if weather permits with the assistance of experienced astronomers. The event is also open to those who do not wish to stay over. Prior booking thoroughly recommended.. Cost is £20 per adult/ £5 per child without camping, £30 with camping or £100 for up to 4 adults in a comfortable bell tent… Clear skies!
Please note that this event has already taken place on 23/10/2018
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.
Tue 23rd Oct
Wed 24th Oct
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.