Knavesmire Public Star Party

Thursday 13th December 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

York Knavesmire

Knavesmire Road, York, YO23 1ER


Description

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.

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


Corona virus

Please be aware that due to the Coronavirus it is quite possible that this event has been cancelled or postponed, if you are considering attending this event please double check with the event organiser directly to confirm. If this event is indeed affected the organisers will no doubt need your support in the future -- please do consider attending an event of theirs when possible! Thank you!


Organiser

This event is being organised by The York Astronomical Society 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

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

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Location light pollution

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

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

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