This car park near the shore of Crummock Water makes for an excellent stargazing location, away from light pollution the skies appear wonderfully dark. Views to the East however are obscured by mountains!
Weather forecast for Grasmoor (1.4 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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