Geminids Winter Star Party – Yorkshire Dales

Saturday 15th December 2018 from 19:30pm to 22:00pm

Keld Resource Centre

Keld, Richmond, DL11 6LJ, Yorkshire and The Humber


See the often spectacular Geminids meteor shower from the amazing dark village of Keld in Upper Swaledale 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 in the Resource Centre 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


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!


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Location light pollution

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

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

Location darkness on Saturday 15th December 2018

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