Public Open Evening at Lime Tree Observatory

Sunday 22nd December 2019 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

Lime Tree Observatory

Lime Tree Farm, Grewelthorpe, HG4 3DA


Description

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!

- Event includes an astronomy related presentation or talk.

- Event will involve stargazing and observing the skies through telescopes weather permitting


Organiser

This event is being organised by Lime Tree Observatory 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!


Bookings

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

Go to the organiser's web page for this event


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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Dark site
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.

Location darkness on Sunday 22nd December 2019

The below graphic shows if and when it will be dark at Lime Tree Observatory on the evening of this event. Yellow areas show when the skies are not dark due to daylight (bold yellow) and moonlight (faded yellow). Click on the image for an explanation on how darkness is determined.


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