Geminids Winter Star Party – Lincolnshire

Friday 14th December 2018 from 19:30pm to 22:00pm

Chambers Farm Wood - Forestry Commission

Education Barn - Chambers Farm Wood, Market Rasen, LN8 5JR


Description

See the often spectacular Geminids meteor shower from the amazing dark location of Chambers Farm Wood with expert astronomer Richard Darn. The event takes place just a few days after the meteor shower reaches it's peak and a first quarter moon will also be visible through telescopes. The evening starts with a colourful talk where there will also be hot refreshments and mince pies.

- Event includes an astronomy related presentation or talk.

- Event will involve stargazing and observing the skies through telescopes weather permitting


Organiser

This event is being organised by Richard Darn who should be contacted if you have any queries. We highly recommend you confirm this event is indeed going ahead before travelling. If you do attend it would be fantastic if you could let the organiser know you found them via Go Stargazing!


Bookings

Tickets for this event can be purchased via Eventbrite.

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Location light pollution

This location is estimated to have light pollution levels similar to a rural setting based on satellite data from CPRE.

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Dark site
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.

Location darkness on Friday 14th December 2018

The below graphic shows if and when it will be dark at Chambers Farm Wood - Forestry Commission on the evening of this event. Yellow areas show when the skies are not dark due to daylight (bold yellow) and moonlight (faded yellow). Click on the image for an explanation on how darkness is determined.


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