Sedbergh People's Hall
Howgill Lane, Sedbergh, Cumbria, LA10 5DQ, North West
Sedbergh will be hosting a special talk, ‘Saving our Night Skies’ by Friends of the Lake District’s Dark Skies Project Officer, Jack Ellerby.
This free event takes place at The People’s Hall in Sedbergh on Tuesday 22nd February from 7.30 pm – 9 pm. You can come along on the night or watch at a later date via YouTube.
Jack will discuss the value of dark skies and the growing problems caused by the impacts of light pollution on wildlife, the environment, and people.
Photo credit: Habrok Images
Please note that this event has already taken place on 22/02/2022
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.
Tue 22nd Feb
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.