Dalby Forest Visitor Centre
Dalby Forest, Thornton-le-Dale, North Yorkshire, YO18 7LT
Join enthusiastic astronomers from the Scarborough & Ryedale Astronomical Society for their public stargazing event at the Low Dalby Astronomy Centre in Dalby Forest.
See the stars, planets, nebulae and galaxies through powerful telescopes under some of the darkest skies in the country. These events are ideal for families, couples and stargazers from all backgrounds.
If the weather happens to be inclement, please don’t be put off. A member of the society will give a talk / virtual tour in the warmth of the Forestry Commission Visitor Centre.
The event is FREE, however Forestry England charge a fee on exiting the forest which is reduced to £3 using a code you will be given. To attend you will need to reserve spaces via the Eventbrite website. Tickets are released one month before the event date.
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.
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 2nd Feb
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.
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