Night Walk, Stargazing and (optional) Pub Supper

Saturday 24th October 2020 from 18:30pm to 20:30pm

Exford Car Park

Chapel Street, Exford, TA24 7PP, South West


Description

Meet your hosts for an informative evening of stargazing with knowledgeable astronomer Jennie Wild. Meet up in Exford village at 6.30pm for a night walk under the stars followed by guided stargazing using telescopes and binoculars. Lots of starry information and help, and light refreshments at their farmhouse followed by the option of booking supper in the traditional The Crown Inn or White Horse hotel. Supper is arranged and priced individually to allow full choice of the menu.

This event is taking place as part of the Exmoor National Park Dark Skies Festival 2020.

- Event will involve stargazing and observing the skies through telescopes weather permitting


Corona virus

Please be aware that due to the Coronavirus it is likely that this event has been cancelled or postponed. If you are considering attending this event please double check with the event organiser directly to confirm. If this event is indeed affected the organisers will no doubt need your support in the future -- please do consider attending an event of theirs when possible! Thank you!


Organiser

This online event is being organised by Exmoor National Park who should be contacted if you have any queries. If you do attend this online event it would be great if you could let the organiser know you found out about it via Go Stargazing, thank you!


Bookings

Advance booking through Wild About Exmoor essential.

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Location light pollution

This location is estimated to have light pollution levels similar to a semi-rural setting based on satellite data from CPRE.

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The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.

Location darkness on Saturday 24th October 2020

The below graphic shows if and when it will be dark at Exford Car Park on the evening of this event. Yellow areas show when the skies are not dark due to daylight (bold yellow) and moonlight (faded yellow). Click on the image for an explanation on how darkness is determined.


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