Little Seed Field Glamping
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.
Please note that this event has already taken place on 28/02/2020
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.
Fri 28th Feb
Sat 29th Feb
Sun 1st Mar
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.