Castiles Farm, Ripon, HG4 3PU
Join astronomers from Go Stargazing for this family friendly stargazing weekend at the wonderful location of Little Seed Field. Experience the fabulous dark skies above Nidderdale with a laser-guided tour of the constellations and observing fascinating objects using large aperture telescopes. There'll be a busy schedule of activities including presentations, solar observing, water bottle rocket competition and exploring the International Space Station in virtual reality!
This event takes place as part of the National Parks Dark Sky Festival 2020 which runs from 14th February to 1st March.
- Event includes an astronomy related presentation or talk.
- Event will involve stargazing and observing the skies through telescopes weather permitting
- Event is a hosted at a dark sky location such as a remote campsite over several nights usually around a new moon when the skies are dark.
Please be aware that due to the Coronavirus it is quite possible that this event has been cancelled or postponed, if you are considering attending this event please double check with the event organiser directly to confirm. If this event is indeed affected the organisers will no doubt need your support in the future -- please do consider attending an event of theirs when possible! Thank you!
Please contact the venue for all booking enquiries.
Location light pollution
Location darkness on Friday 28th February 2020
The below graphic shows if and when it will be dark at Little Seed Field Glamping 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.