Hyde Common – Pentons Hill

New Forest National Park, Hyde, SP6 2QJ

Location description

Regular observing location for Fordingbridge Astronomical Society who host regular public stargazing events here.


Astronomical society

Meeting place for local astronomical society, often in a location that enables stargazing and observing.


Tonight's weather forecast

24/10/18
19:00
10°
0%
24/10/18
22:00
0%
25/10/18
01:00
8%
25/10/18
04:00
9%
Weather forecast for Fordingbridge (1.59 miles away) updated 24/10/18 at 00:02.

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

When to stargaze at Hyde Common - Pentons Hill

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.

Forthcoming events at this location

Observing with Fordingbridge Astronomical Society

Saturday 3rd November 2018 from 20:00pm to 23:00pm
Observing Only

Observing with Fordingbridge Astronomical Society

Saturday 10th November 2018 from 20:00pm to 23:00pm
Observing Only

Observing with Fordingbridge Astronomical Society

Saturday 1st December 2018 from 20:00pm to 23:00pm
Observing Only

Observing with Fordingbridge Astronomical Society

Saturday 8th December 2018 from 20:00pm to 23:00pm
Observing Only

Geminid Meteor Watch with Fordingbridge Astronomical Society

Thursday 13th December 2018 from 19:30pm to 22:30pm
Observing (if clear)

Observing with Fordingbridge Astronomical Society

Saturday 29th December 2018 from 20:00pm to 23:00pm
Observing Only

Observing with Fordingbridge Astronomical Society

Saturday 5th January 2019 from 20:00pm to 23:00pm
Observing Only

Observing with Fordingbridge Astronomical Society

Saturday 2nd February 2019 from 20:00pm to 23:00pm
Observing Only

Observing with Fordingbridge Astronomical Society

Saturday 9th February 2019 from 20:00pm to 23:00pm
Observing Only

Observing with Fordingbridge Astronomical Society

Saturday 2nd March 2019 from 20:00pm to 23:00pm
Observing Only

Observing with Fordingbridge Astronomical Society

Saturday 9th March 2019 from 20:00pm to 23:00pm
Observing Only

Observing with Fordingbridge Astronomical Society

Saturday 30th March 2019 from 20:00pm to 23:00pm
Observing Only

Observing with Fordingbridge Astronomical Society

Saturday 6th April 2019 from 20:00pm to Sunday 7th April 2019 00:00am
Observing Only

Observing with Fordingbridge Astronomical Society

Saturday 27th April 2019 from 20:00pm to Sunday 28th April 2019 00:00am
Observing Only

Observing with Fordingbridge Astronomical Society

Saturday 4th May 2019 from 20:00pm to Sunday 5th May 2019 00:00am
Observing Only

Perseid Meteor Watch with Fordingbridge Astronomical Society

Monday 12th August 2019 from 20:30pm to Tuesday 13th August 2019 00:30am
Observing (if clear)

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When to visit

The best time to visit Hyde Common - Pentons Hill can be found on this dark skies calendar.

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