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Go Stargazing at the Sill Landscape Discovery Centre

Go Stargazing at the Sill Landscape Discovery Centre

Saturday 23rd February 2019 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

The Sill National Landscape Discovery Centre
Bardon Mill, Hexham, NE47 7AN, North East

Join an experienced team of astronomers from Go Stargazing for an evening exploring the fabulous skies above the Northumberland International Dark Sky Park from the fantastic location of The Sill.

This event takes place during a new moon and therefore the skies will be at their darkest — with no moonlight it’s by far the best time to stargaze with the Milky Way being readily visible overhead.

Enjoy an astronomical themed presentation and a guided tour of the constellations with large aperture telescopes being on hand to observe fascinating deep sky objects. A great evening out suitable for astronomers aged 11+. Wrap up warm! Prior booking required (early booking recommended!)

This event is being run in collaboration with

Please note that this event has already taken place on 23/02/2019


Event organiser

Northumberland National Park

Northumberland National Park is organising this event

Please contact Northumberland National Park directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.


Event booking

Tickets for this event will be available via the Northumberland National Park website.

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Event darkness

The Moon has a big impact on the visibility of celestial bodies in the night sky. Try to plan your stargazing when there is no bright Moon at night as this is when the skies will be at their darkest.

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.



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