Fairhursts at Berry's Farm Shop and Cafe
Swinithwaite, Leyburn, North Yorkshire, DL8 4UH
As part of the Yorkshire Dales Dark Skies Festival 2024, Fairhursts are delighted to announce an evening star gazing with Martin Whipp, the Director of the Lime Tree Observatory, Grewelthorpe, under some of the darkest skies in the UK.
Come and enjoy a warming supper of Pie with seasonal vegetables and potatoes followed with a presentation, before stepping outside for some star spotting and astronomy, accompanied by expert guidance.
Suitable for families and all ages.
This event is part of the Yorkshire Dales Dark Skies Festival 2024.
Please note that this has already taken place on 23/02/2024
Yorkshire Dales National Park is organising this event
Please contact Yorkshire Dales National Park directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.
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.
Fri 23rd Feb
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.
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