Rinsey Head Car Park

Rinsey, Porthleven, TR13 9TS

Location description

Recommended by the Corwall Live website as one of the best stargazing spots in Cornwall this coastal car park is superbly located on the South Coast with excellent dark skies across the channel.


Recommended stargazing site

This location has been recommended as a great place to stargaze by the local authority, parks provider or property owner. May require payment for access or parking.


Tonight's weather forecast

13/11
18:00
65%
13/11
21:00
48%
14/11
00:00
85%
14/11
03:00
65%
14/11
06:00
79%
Weather forecast for Praa Sands East (beach) (0.48 miles away) updated 13/11/19 at 12:01.

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

When to stargaze at Rinsey Head Car Park

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 Rinsey Head Car Park can be found on this dark skies calendar.

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