Horsley, Rochester, NE19 1TA
This event offers a wonderful opportunity for a short pre-Christmas stargazing break to one of the darkest locations in the UK at one of the most welcoming of venues, The Redesdale Arms.
The Geminid’s are an annual meteor shower renown for having bright shooting stars streaking across the sky, the dark skies of Redesdale located within the Northumberland International Dark Sky Park are amongst the very best of locations to see them.
You’ll also enjoy astronomical presentations suitable for novice and experts alike delivered by enthusiastic and friendly astronomers, then join them outside for their expert guidance observing through telescopes.
Please note that this event has already taken place on 08/12/2017
Starmakers Stargazing Group is organising this event
Please contact Starmakers Stargazing Group directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.
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 8th Dec
Sat 9th Dec
Sun 10th Dec
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.