Lime Tree Observatory Open Evening (Comet Hunting)

Friday 14th December 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

Lime Tree Observatory

Lime Tree Farm, Grewelthorpe, HG4 3DA


Description

Join experienced astronomers at the Lime Tree Observatory for an evening exploring the fabulous dark skies above the Nidderdale AONB. Enjoy a presentation on a variety of astronomical topics then head into the observatory for observing through their powerful 24" reflecting telescope. These events are limited to only 20 people and are incredibly popular so early booking is very much advised!

- 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 Lime Tree Observatory 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

Bookings for this event can be made via the Nidderdale AONB website.

Go to the organiser's web page for this event


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

Location darkness on Friday 14th December 2018

The below graphic shows if and when it will be dark at Lime Tree Observatory 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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Ideas for Christmas

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