Stargazing at Brimham Rocks with York Astronomical Society

Stargazing at Brimham Rocks with York Astronomical Society

Sunday 1st March 2020 from 18:00pm to 21:00pm

Brimham Rocks - National Trust
Summerbridge, Harrogate, HG3 4DW, Yorkshire and The Humber

The open countryside is the perfect place to see the amazing night sky and to gaze at the natural beauty of the stars and constellations above. We’ve teamed up with York Astronomical Society who’ll be bringing along their telescopes and expert knowledge to Brimham. In the event of poor visibility, they’ll be giving a talk in the Visitor Centre at 6.30pm. We’ll be opening up the refreshment kiosk too into the evening. This event is one of the last in this year’s Nidderdale Dark Skies Festival.

This event takes place as part of the National Parks Dark Sky Festival 2020 which runs from 14th February to 1st March.

Please note that this event has already taken place on 01/03/2020


Event organiser

National Trust

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Event booking

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Event darkness

The Moon has a big impact on the visibility of celestial bodies in the night sky. Try to plan your stargazing when there is no bright Moon at night as this is when the skies will be at their darkest.

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.



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