Knavesmire Public Star Party

Knavesmire Public Star Party

Thursday 19th December 2019 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

York Knavesmire
Knavesmire Road, York, YO23 1ER

Join members of York Astronomical Society for this free public stargazing event at the Knavesmire. There will be a variety of telescopes offering amazing views of the universe!

The only requirement is to wrap up warm however if you have binoculars or a telescope of your own feel free to take it along.

This is a family friendly event and suitable for children and adults alike.

Please note that this event has already taken place on 19/12/2019


Event organiser

The York Astronomical Society

The York Astronomical Society is organising this event

Please contact The York Astronomical Society directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.


Event booking

This is a free public event with no prior booking required.

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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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