Petworth House and Park
Petworth, Midhurst, GU28 9LR
Bring along your torch and blanket and visit the Deer Park at night discovering some of the nocturnal wildlife of the Deer Park and try out a bit of star gazing.
Find out about the bats and owls that roost in the Deer Park. Find out more about light pollution and take a look at the stars and comets of the night sky. Bring along a picnic blanket and look up to the sky and we might be lucky enough to catch the meteor shower before 10pm.
Please note that this event has already taken place on 12/08/2019
For full details on how to attend this event, including how to book, please see the event's official website.Visit event website
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.
Mon 12th Aug
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.