Saving the Dark Film Screening and Stargazing

Friday 1st March 2019 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

Yorkshire Arboretum

Castle Howard, Malton, YO60 7BY


The North York Moors National Park and partners are delighted to announce four exclusive screenings of this thought-provoking film during the Dark Skies Festival 2019, and the Yorkshire Arboretum is proud to be chosen. The screening will start at 7:30pm for 1 hour, followed by a 1 hour star party hosted by amateur astronomer Richard Darn. Booking is essential. This event is taking place as part of the National Parks Dark Skies Festival 2019.

- Event includes an astronomy related presentation or talk.

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


This event is being organised by North York Moors National Park 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!


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Location light pollution

This location is estimated to have light pollution levels similar to a semi-rural setting based on satellite data from CPRE.

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

Location darkness on Friday 1st March 2019

The below graphic shows if and when it will be dark at Yorkshire Arboretum 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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