Blashford Lakes

Ellingham Drove, Ringwood, BH24 3PJ

Location description

Location for regular public stargazing sessions run by Fordingbridge Astronomical Society.


Private venue

Location accessible out of hours only when stargazing events are scheduled.


Tonight's weather forecast

11/12
18:00
17%
11/12
21:00
0%
12/12
00:00
0%
12/12
03:00
4%
12/12
06:00
18%
Weather forecast for Ringwood (1.78 miles away) updated 11/12/19 at 20:02.

Location light pollution

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

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

When to stargaze at Blashford Lakes

This location's semi-rural setting means it benefits from dark skies depending on the time of the year and lunar cycle. In the calendar below where you can see stars indicates when the skies will be dark and the best time to stargaze. Yellow areas show the adverse effects of daylight (bold) and moonlight (faded). Hover over a day to see darkness times or click on a date for more information.

Forthcoming events at this location

Astronomy for Absolute Beginners at Blashford Lakes

Wednesday 15th January 2020 from 18:30pm to 20:30pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Location

When to visit

The best time to visit Blashford Lakes can be found on this dark skies calendar.

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