Petworth House and Park
Petworth, Midhurst, GU28 9LR
Sitting around the fire, storyteller, Sian Jones of Roots to Riches fame, brings to life ancient winter traditions – telling stories of the sky and our endless fascination with it throughout the ages.
The University of Sussex Physics and Astronomy department will then help you explore the night sky with their telescopes, showing us famous constellations alongside some very special galactic photography.
Please note that this event has already taken place on 22/02/2020
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.
Sat 22nd Feb
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.