Public Open Evening at Lime Tree Observatory

Public Open Evening at Lime Tree Observatory

Friday 31st January 2020 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

Lime Tree Observatory
Lime Tree Farm, Grewelthorpe, HG4 3DA

Visit the amazing Lime Tree Observatory for an evening of stargazing and observing through their huge 24″ aperture telescope, one of the largest public telescopes in the country under some of the darkest skies!

Each event includes a beginner-friendly talk on an astronomical topic by beginner-friendly Astronomers! Everyone is welcome! These events are always incredibly popular so early prior booking is well advised — why not make a trip of it and stay over in the wonderful Nidderdale AONB!

Please note that this event has already taken place on 31/01/2020


Event organiser

Lime Tree Observatory

Lime Tree Observatory is organising this event

Please contact Lime Tree Observatory directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.


Event booking

Bookings for this event can be made via the Nidderdale AONB website.

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Event darkness

The Moon has a big impact on the visibility of celestial bodies in the night sky. Try to plan your stargazing when there is no bright Moon at night as this is when the skies will be at their darkest.

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.



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