Combe Gibbet Car Park

Combe, Hungerford, RG17 9EL

Location description

Escape the bright lights of Newbury and experience the starry skies away from the worst of the light pollution at this excellent panoramic hill-top car park!


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

02/07/20
19:00
17°
4%
02/07/20
22:00
15°
5%
03/07/20
01:00
13°
4%
03/07/20
04:00
11°
0%
Weather forecast for Upton (hampshire) (4.21 miles away) updated 02/07/20 at 18:01.

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

When to stargaze at Combe Gibbet Car Park

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.

Location

When to visit

The best time to visit Combe Gibbet Car Park can be found on this dark skies calendar.

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