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Public stargazing in Dalby Forest

Public stargazing in Dalby Forest

Friday 4th March 2022 from 20:00pm to 21:30pm

Dalby Forest Visitor Centre
Dalby Forest, Thornton-le-Dale, North Yorkshire, YO18 7LT

Scarborough & Ryedale Astronomical Society hold regular public stargazing at the Low Dalby Astronomy Centre in Dalby Forest held during the autumn and winter months. Come and see the stars, planets, nebulae and galaxies under one of the darkest skies in the country. If the weather prevents observing, there will be a presentation in the nearby Forestry Commission Visitor Centre. Prior booking required.


Event organiser

Scarborough & Ryedale Astronomical Society

Scarborough & Ryedale Astronomical Society is organising this event

Please contact Scarborough & Ryedale Astronomical Society 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 Eventbrite 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.



Forthcoming events

Below is a list of events at Dalby Forest Visitor Centre. View these events on a calendar.

  • Public stargazing in Dalby Forest

    Friday 4th February 2022 from 20:00pm to 21:30pm

    Dalby Forest Visitor Centre, Thornton-le-Dale, YO18 7LT

    More info
  • Public stargazing in Dalby Forest

    Friday 4th March 2022 from 20:00pm to 21:30pm

    Dalby Forest Visitor Centre, Thornton-le-Dale, YO18 7LT

    More info

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