Cod Beck Reservoir Car Park

Whorlton, Northallerton, DL6 3AL

Location description

Cod Beck Reservoir Car Park is a fantastic stargazing location. It's setting in a small valley at the head of the reservoir and being surrounded by hills means that light pollution from surrounding towns is minimised resulting in starry skies above.


Go stargazing site

A place identified by the Go Stargazing team as a good spot to stargaze from. This is based on local light pollution levels, distance from nearby towns and cities and having somewhere safe to park. These locations tend to be remote car parks with no facilities.


Tonight's weather forecast

24/05/19
19:00
15°
1%
24/05/19
22:00
12°
5%
25/05/19
01:00
10°
3%
25/05/19
04:00
4%
Weather forecast for Osmotherley Youth Hostel (0.98 miles away) updated 24/05/19 at 08:00.

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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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 Cod Beck Reservoir Car Park

This location's 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.

Location

When to visit

The best time to visit Cod Beck Reservoir Car Park can be found on this dark skies calendar.

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