Gisburn Forest Hub
Gisburn Forest, Near Tosside, BB7
Tonight is the New Moon so there should be great opportunity to travel through the constellations and along the Milky Way. Following an indoor presentation there will be powerful telescopes for you to gaze through, all operated by experienced amateur astronomers, who will attempt to answer your questions on life, the universe and everything! Suitable for adults and accompanied children 12 years and over.
The event will go ahead cloudy or clear. If the weather prevents us from stargazing, we will be inside hearing fascinating talks, demonstrating telescopes, viewing meteorites and enjoying astronomy film clips.
The event is due to start at 19:30 but the Cafe at Gisburn will be open from 6pm, with heart warming food and drinks available (not included in ticket price).
Did you know; from towns and cities we see just a handful of stars, but in the Forest of Bowland we could count 2,000 at any one time!
Please book early – places are limited.
Please note that this event has already taken place on 26/02/2017
Robert Ince Stargazing Events is organising this event
Please contact Robert Ince Stargazing Events directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.
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.
Sun 26th Feb
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.