High Farm – Beadlam Rigg

Beadlam Rigg, Pockley, YO62 7TG

Location description

This caravan park situated just north of Helmsley is absolutely perfect for a stargazing adventure! Being located away from sources of light pollution means that the dark skies can be seen in all of their glory with the Milky Way arching across the sky. The property has been made dark sky friendly too with appropriate lighting and a guidebook and binoculars on offer to guests.


Stay & gaze

This location benefits from dark skies, relatively low levels of light pollution, is astronomy friendly and suitable for stargazing breaks.


Tonight's weather forecast

11/08/20
19:00
23°
4%
11/08/20
22:00
18°
1%
12/08/20
01:00
16°
1%
12/08/20
04:00
16°
2%
Weather forecast for Hemsley Moor (2.05 miles away) updated 11/08/20 at 04:01.

Location light pollution

This location is estimated to have light pollution levels similar to a dark site setting based on satellite data from CPRE.

Urban
Suburban
Semi-rural
Rural
Dark site
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.

When to stargaze at High Farm - Beadlam Rigg

This location's dark site 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 High Farm - Beadlam Rigg can be found on this dark skies calendar.

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