Festival stargazing at Hutton Roof

Festival stargazing at Hutton Roof

Friday 11th November 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

Hutton Roof Village Hall
Hutton Roof, Carnforth, Lancashire, LA6 2PG

Local Astronomer Robert Ince will be your guide taking you on an incredible journey through the constellations and along the Milky Way while also showing you how to find all sorts of heavenly objects for yourself.

We will try and show some of the sky’s wonders through our powerful telescopes and binoculars. These are all operated by local astronomers, who will attempt to answer your questions on life, the universe and everything!

We’ll tell you more about our dark skies and show startling images and videos of the objects we hope to see when we go outside, weather permitting. But even if the weather does not cooperate, we’ll still have colourful talks, videos, hands-on help with telescopes, and friendly advice on getting started in this wonderful hobby.

The location is Hutton Roof Village Hall.


Wrap up warm – winter nights can be cold, bring binoculars if you have them and also a torch. Come dressed for the weather wearing warm clothing and sturdy footwear.

This event is only suitable for children aged 8+ who can sit and listen to a speaker. The ticket price includes free parking.

This event is part of the Cumbria Dark Skies Festival – Autumn 2022.

Please note that this has already taken place on 11/11/2022

Event organiser

Robert Ince Stargazing Events

Robert Ince Stargazing Events is organising this event

Please contact Robert Ince Stargazing Events 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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