Our Place in the Universe

Friday 15th February 2019 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

Castle Howard Estate

Castle Howard, York, YO60 7DA


Be spellbound by Dr Tim O’Brien of the University of Manchester’s Jodrell Bank Centre for Astrophysics. Join the award winning astronomer for an engaging talk on astronomy and the night sky, plus you’ll get the chance to ask him all your unanswered questions. Suitable for keen astronomers and those with a general interest in dark skies. This event is taking place as part of the National Parks Dark Skies Festival 2019.

- Event includes an astronomy related presentation or talk.


This event is being organised by North York Moors National Park 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 York Moors National Park directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.

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Location light pollution

This location is estimated to have light pollution levels similar to a 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 Friday 15th February 2019

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