The Sill National Landscape Discovery Centre
Bardon Mill, Hexham, NE47 7AN, North East
Learn more about the closest planet to our Sun at this special stargazing event at The Sill. This event takes place around new moon when the skies are at their very darkest — it’s the best time to see the fantastic star-filled skies above Northumberland! Why not arrive early for a special pre-event two course meal at The Sill Cafe!?
Please note that this event has already taken place on 17/02/2018
Northumberland National Park is organising this event
Please contact Northumberland National Park directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.
Email: [email protected]
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The below chart shows if and when the skies will be at their darkest during this event. 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.
Sat 17th Feb
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.