Bolton Abbey is a beautiful location next to the River Wharfe. The Augustinian Priory church ruins date from the 12th century. The reasonably low levels of light pollution make this a fantastic place for astrophotography. Photo by Lee Jeffs on Unsplash
Weather forecast for Bolton Abbey (0.2 miles away) updated 11/12/23 at 16:00.
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.
Best time to visit
The below chart shows when the skies will be at their darkest at this location and therefore the best time to visit. 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. See our dark sky calendar for more details.
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