Gibside - National Trust
Gateshead Road, Rowlands Gill, NE16 6BG
Observe the night sky through powerful telescopes in the walled garden. Members of Sunderland Astronomical Society will be on hand to give you expert advice. Given clear skies you will see stars of the late summer and, of course, the Moon. Afterwards, warm up with a hot drink in the café.
Please note that this event has already taken place on 10/08/2019
For full details on how to attend this event, including how to book, please see the event's official website.Visit event website
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 10th Aug
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.