Housesteads Roman Fort
Off the B6318, Hayden Bridge, NE47 6NN
This is an excellent opportunity to learn the basics of Astronomy including a presentation and plenty of stargazing if weather permits. The location for this event is situated in the Northumberland Dark Sky Park and therefore has wonderful dark skies.
Please note that this event has already taken place on 17/12/2016
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.
Sat 17th Dec
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.