Spring Star Party at Keld

Thursday 27th February 2020 from 19:30pm to 22:00pm

Keld Resource Centre

Keld, Richmond, DL11 6LJ, Yorkshire and The Humber


Description

Join experienced astronomer Richard Darn from the Go Stargazing team for a stunning view of the spring night sky in the ultra dark village of Keld in Upper Swaledale. This event is part of the National Parks Dark Sky Festival 2020 and we'll take you on a magical tour using powerful telescopes to spy distant galaxies and sparkling star clusters. There will also be colourful talks to set the scene in the resource centre and warm refreshments and cake. Plus we'll let you try a virtual reality tour of the heavens. Goes ahead in all weather (unless conditions are dangerous).

- Event includes an astronomy related presentation or talk.

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


Organiser

This event is being organised by Yorkshire Dales 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!


Bookings

Tickets for this event are available via Eventbrite.

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Location light pollution

This location is estimated to have light pollution levels similar to a dark site 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 Thursday 27th February 2020

The below graphic shows if and when it will be dark at Keld Resource Centre 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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