Fairhursts at Berry's Farm Shop and Cafe
Swinithwaite, Leyburn, North Yorkshire, DL8 4UH
As part of the Dark Skies Festival 2023, we are delighted to announce an evening of stargazing 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 by a presentation before stepping outside for some star spotting and astronomy, accompanied by expert guidance.
Suitable for families and all ages.
This event takes place as part of the Yorkshire Dales Dark Skies Festival 2023.
Please note that this has already taken place on 17/02/2023
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.
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.
Fri 17th Feb
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.
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