Alnmouth, Warkworth, NE66
This stargazing adventure to Alnmouth is organised by Lundgren Tours, specialists in outings across Northumberland. The event starts at the Newcastle Business School (NE1 2SU) where you will be taken by coach to the Schooner Hotel in Almouth for evening supper.
Schedule is as follows:
6:00pm – depart Newcastle Business School
7:00pm – 7:30pm: Choice of sandwich with chips and relish included at the Schooner Hotel (Most haunted hotel in Great Britain)
7:30pm – 8:00pm: Introduction to Cosmology and Stargazing Talk at Schooner Hotel by stargazing and cosmology experts from Kielder Observatory
8:30pm – 9:45pm: Opportunity to use advanced telescopes to examine the craters of the full moon as it rises over the sea at 9pm as well as the constellations. We will have experts on site to assist you in using the telescopes to find astronomical objects in the night sky whilst on the beach.
11:00pm arrive Newcastle Business School
Tickets cost £40.00 to include transport, food, presentation and use of telescopes.
Please note that this event has already taken place on 08/09/2017
For full details on how to attend this event, including how to book, please see the event's official website.Visit event website
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.
Fri 8th Sep
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.