Stargazers Lounge Star Party – Autumn 2019

Thursday 31st October 2019 from 17:00pm to Thursday 7th November 2019 12:00pm

Lucksall Camping and Caravan Park

Mordiford, Hereford, HR1 4LP


Stargazers Lounge is a popular online astronomy forum and this star party event enables members to meet up in the real world rather than the digital one!  This official star-camp is well attended by amateur astronomers with all levels of experience and is welcoming to everyone with an interest in astronomy.

Updated 29/10/19 unfortunately this event has been cancelled due to flooding.

There will be a marquee which will host talks and presentations and a number of food options which can be booked in advance. Note that if you do attend you will be asked to abide by strict rules to reduce lighting so take plenty of red torches which do not affect your night vision!

- Event is a hosted at a dark sky location such as a remote campsite over several nights usually around a new moon when the skies are dark.

Corona virus

Please be aware that due to the Coronavirus it is likely that this event has been cancelled or postponed. If you are considering attending this event please double check with the event organiser directly to confirm. If this event is indeed affected the organisers will no doubt need your support in the future -- please do consider attending an event of theirs when possible! Thank you!


This event is being organised by Stargazers Lounge 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!


This event is sponsored by and organised by First Light Optics and reservations can be made via their website.

Go to the organiser's web page for this event

Location light pollution

This location is estimated to have light pollution levels similar to a rural setting based on satellite data from CPRE.

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

Location darkness on Thursday 31st October 2019

The below graphic shows if and when it will be dark at Lucksall Camping and Caravan Park 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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