Dunwich Heath and Beach - National Trust
Minsmere Road, Dunwich, IP17 3DJ, East of England
Explore fabulous dark skies above Dunwich Beach at this special stargazing event held in collaboration between the DASH Astronomical Society and the National Trust. The event takes place when there will be no moon in the sky and, should the weather be favourable, amazing views will be had of the night skies. As well as observing through telescopes there will be fun activities in the Heath Barn along with hot drinks and refreshments. This is a free event with no booking needed!
Please note that this event has already taken place on 17/02/2018
For full details on how to attend this event, including how to book, please see the event's official website.Visit event website
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.
Sat 17th Feb
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.