Staxton Hill Car Park

Willerby, Scarborough, YO12 4TD

Location description

Car park located on the B1249 between Willerby and Foxholes, close to the road however shielded a little from car lights by hedges and trees. There are toilet facilities here too although unsure if they are accessible 24 hours.


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

13/11
18:00
4%
13/11
21:00
11%
14/11
00:00
13%
14/11
03:00
13%
14/11
06:00
8%
Weather forecast for Wykeham (4.03 miles away) updated 13/11/19 at 12:01.

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 Staxton Hill 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 Staxton Hill Car Park can be found on this dark skies calendar.

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