South Downs Dark Skies Festival Stargazing with Worthing Astronomers

Friday 15th February 2019 from 19:30pm to 22:00pm

Bury Church of England Primary School

West Burton Lane, Bury, RH20 1HB, South East


Bury CE Primary School are hosting a stargazing evening to celebrate the South Downs National Parks Dark Skies Festival 2019.

Bignor Roman Villa will be providing historical links to the stars and their relevance to our distant ancestors and the Worthing Astronomers will have volunteers with telescopes set up in the playground to observe the night sky and see some of what it has to offer.

This is a free event with no booking required, refreshments will be available and children must be accompanied by an adult.

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


This event is being organised by Worthing Astronomers 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!


Please contact Worthing Astronomers directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.

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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.

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

Location darkness on Friday 15th February 2019

The below graphic shows if and when it will be dark at Bury Church of England Primary School 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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