The Old School House, Allenheads, NE47 9HR
Join us up at the North Pennines Observatory for a screening of Steven Spielberg’s 1977 masterpiece "Close Encounters of the Third Kind", in association with Allenheads Contemporary Arts. This classic sci-fi film was digitally remastered in 2017 for its 40th birthday.
After the film we will do some stargazing from the Observatory (weather permitting).
This event is taking place as part of the North Pennines Stargazing Festival 2018.
- Event includes an astronomy related presentation or talk.
- Event will involve stargazing and observing the skies through telescopes weather permitting
This event is being organised by North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty who should be contacted if you have any queries. We highly recommend you confirm this event is indeed going ahead before travelling. If you do attend it would be fantastic if you could let the organiser know you found them via Go Stargazing!
Please contact North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.
Location light pollution
Location darkness on Sunday 4th November 2018
The below graphic shows if and when it will be dark at North Pennines Observatory 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.