Sutton Bank Star Hub
Sutton Bank National Park Centre, Thirsk, North Yorkshire, YO7 2EX
Join experienced astronomer Richard Darn at the exciting new Sutton Bank Star Hub for an amazing evening exploring the solar system.
The moon and magnificent Jupiter will be on view along with the ringed world of Saturn. We will use powerful telescopes to reveal their secrets, plus we will venture further into the cosmos to target glittering star clusters.
There will also be a colourful interactive planetarium tour. The event is suitable for adults and children over 6 years old.
Please note that this has already taken place on 18/09/2021
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 18th Sep
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.
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