Saturn and Stars Guided Walk, Talks and Telescopes

Saturn and Stars Guided Walk, Talks and Telescopes

Saturday 26th August 2017 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

Gidleigh Village Hall
Gidleigh, Oakhampton, TQ13 8HR

Join the team from Dartmoor Skies for this fantastic opportunity to get out and about under the starry skies of Dartmoor. The meeting point is at Gidleigh Village Hall from where you will be escorted up to Scorhill and then a short 15 minute walk to your observing location. You’ll be guided around the constellations and there’ll be telescopes for you to observe through including an opportunity to see the majestic planet Saturn. If the weather doesn’t play ball there’ll be talks in the village hall. Tickets required with some of the monies going towards the Dartmoor Skies charity. Wrap up warm, wear sturdy boots and take a red torch!

Please note that this event has already taken place on 26/08/2017


Event organiser

Dartmoor Skies

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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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