Night Time Stargazing at Rainton Meadows

Night Time Stargazing at Rainton Meadows

Wednesday 24th October 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

Rainton Meadows Visitor Centre
Rainton Meadows, Houghton-le-Spring, Tyne & Wear, DH4 6PU

Visit Rainton Meadows and learn all about the night sky with astronomers from Durham Astronomical Society for this special event. Look what you can discover in the dark skies of the nature reserve. Followed by hot chocolate, of course! Booking required.

Please note that this event has already taken place on 24/10/2018


Event organiser

Durham Wildlife Trust is organising this event

Please contact Durham Wildlife Trust directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.


Event booking

For full details on how to attend this event, including how to book, please see the event's official website.

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Event darkness

The Moon has a big impact on the visibility of celestial bodies in the night sky. Try to plan your stargazing when there is no bright Moon at night as this is when the skies will be at their darkest.

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.



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