Torre Cider Farm
Washford, Somerset, Somerset, TA23 0LA
Explore the relationship between galaxies and black holes with Professor Roger Davies, the President of the European Astronomical Society, who currently teaches at Oxford University. Professor Davies’ talk will be followed by a Q & A and then opportunity to stargaze in our beautiful orchard, weather permitting. The main talk will be under cover and food and drink will be available to purchase at our café. Tickets £5 each, with space strictly limited to 30 people. This event will be Covid compliant.
This event is taking place as part of the Exmoor National Park Dark Skies Festival 2020.
Please note that this event has already taken place on 18/10/2020
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.
Sun 18th Oct
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.