Horner Farm - Exmoor
Horner, Porlock, Somerset, TA24 8HY
Join the team from Horner Farm for an evening with Professor Roger Davies, an eminent astrophysicist and cosmologist from Oxford University. Welcomed with nibbles and enjoy a drink from the bar. Professor Davies will give us a 50 minutes talk on ‘From Galaxies to Life’. And all being well with the weather, we offer the opportunity to stargaze from our Courtyard.
Following on from the talk we shall serve a warming autumnal casserole using Horner farm grass fed beef and Plowright Organic vegetables, There will also be a vegetarian option available.Ticket price includes talk and all food. Drinks available from our Bar.
Our venue is within our traditional barns being undercover but it is advisable to dress warmly for the weather. Due to Covid restrictions we are only able to take bookings from groups of a minimum of 2 to a maximum of 6 people. If you are wishing to attend as a single ticket holder please contact us to discuss.
This event is taking place as part of the Exmoor National Park Dark Skies Festival 2020.
Please note that this event has already taken place on 16/10/2020
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 16th Oct
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.