Shipley Moss Farm - Hamsterley
Fir Tree, Hamsterley, DL13 3PD
All members of the ex-Armed Forced, their families and their friends are invited to join Finchale Outdoors for this special stargazing event in collaboration with Bishop Auckland Astronomical Society. If you are someone who is ex-Forces, or knows someone who is, and are interested in coming along you would be most welcome! It’s a great opportunity to have a break and explore some starry skies! Enjoy a short talk on an astronomical topic and then stargazing and observing through telescopes.
Please note that this event has already taken place on 07/10/2019
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.
Mon 7th Oct
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.