Sutton Bank Star Hub
Sutton Bank National Park Centre, Thirsk, North Yorkshire, YO7 2EX
The wonderful new Star Hub at Sutton Bank National Park Centre in the North York Moors is a launchpad to tour the beautiful Milky Way and summer constellations.
Using telescopes and binoculars, experienced astronomer Richard Darn will take you on a journey into the depths of the Universe. Enjoy an interactive planetarium tour inside the superb new Hub and get the chance to handle space rocks.
This event is suitable for adults and children over six years old and is perfect for novices. Warm refreshments are included in the ticket price. Wear sensible outdoor footwear and wrap up warm—all equipment provided.
Please note that this has already taken place on 02/10/2021
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 2nd Oct
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.
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