Family Stargazing at Dunstable Downs

Family Stargazing at Dunstable Downs

Tuesday 12th February 2019 from 17:00pm to 20:00pm

Dunstable Downs Chilterns Gateway Centre
Whipsnade Road, Dunstable, Bedforshire, LU6 2GY

Enjoy a family stargazing evening including planetarium, pop-corn, alien-hunting and space games! This year there will be introducing a new programme in a larger planetarium and telescopes with Dark Sky Wales and UK Astronomy. Event runs on both Tuesday 12th and Wednesday 13th February.

Please note that this event has already taken place on 12/02/2019

Event organiser

National Trust

National Trust is organising this event

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

Event booking

For full details on how to attend this event, including how to book, please see the event's official website.

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Event darkness

The Moon has a big impact on the visibility of celestial bodies in the night sky. Try to plan your stargazing when there is no bright Moon at night as this is when the skies will be at their darkest.

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.

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