Castle Hill near Huddersfield offers a great spot to see the night skies away from the worst effects of nearby light pollution. The location is the venue for the Huddersfield Lights Out event in September 2022. Photo Credit: Mark Harrison.
Weather forecast for Almondbury (1.0 miles away) updated 20/05/22 at 04:00.
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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Below is a list of events at Castle Hill - Huddersfield. View these events on a calendar.