Knight Under The Stars at Bolton Castle

Saturday 23rd February 2019 from 18:30pm to 21:30pm

Bolton Castle

Redmire, Leyburn, DL8 4ET, Yorkshire and The Humber


Description

Join astronomer Neill Sanders and friends for a night exploring the dark skies above Bolton Castle. Enjoy a welcome drink of mulled wine and cosmic canapés prepared by Fairhursts Catering which will set the scene for an introductory beginners talk and then observing using large telescopes offering views of distant star clusters and even more distant galaxies. Booking required.

This event is taking place as part of the National Parks Dark Skies Festival 2019.

- Event includes an astronomy related presentation or talk.

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


Organiser

This event is being organised by Yorkshire Dales National Park 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

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

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Location light pollution

This location is estimated to have light pollution levels similar to a rural 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 23rd February 2019

The below graphic shows if and when it will be dark at Bolton Castle on the evening of this event. Yellow areas show when the skies are not dark due to daylight (bold yellow) and moonlight (faded yellow). Click on the image for an explanation on how darkness is determined.


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