Exmoor’s Dark Skies and the National Park

Tuesday 29th October 2019 from 17:00pm to 19:00pm

Lynmouth National Park Centre

The Esplanade, Lynmouth, EX35 6EQ


Description

The National Park's Ben Totterdell will give an Introduction to Exmoor's dark skies from the perspective of the National Park. What does our designation of International Dark Sky Reserve mean? How dark are our skies? How do we protect them? Why are they important? This event is free of charge (donations to CareMoor welcome) and prior booking advised.


Organiser

This event is being organised by Exmoor National Park 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!


Bookings

Please contact Exmoor National Park directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.

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Location light pollution

This location is estimated to have light pollution levels similar to a semi-rural setting based on satellite data from CPRE.

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Dark site
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.

Location darkness on Tuesday 29th October 2019

The below graphic shows if and when it will be dark at Lynmouth National Park 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.


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