North Pennines Observatory
The Old School House, Allenheads, NE47 9HR
Join Gary Lintern from the North Pennines Astronomy Society for this stargazing event at the wonderful location of the North Pennines Observatory. This event takes place on a moonless night when, weather permitting, wonderful views of the Milky Way can be viewed from this dark sky location. Explore the stars in our galaxy through the observatory telescope and enjoy free refreshments!
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.