Elvaston Castle Country Park
Borrowash Road, Elvaston, DE72 3EP
Come and be amazed by the night sky at Elvaston. In collaboration with Derby & District Astronomical Society learn about the planets in our Solar System, the stars, constellations and see what we can spot through high-powered telescopes. You might even see the spectacular Leonids Meteor Shower on the 17th if weather permits. Hot drinks available while you gaze at the stars.
Please note that this event has already taken place on 07/12/2019
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.
Sat 7th Dec
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.