Stargazing at Chillingham Castle

Saturday 9th November 2019 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

Chillingham Castle

Chillingham, Alnwick, NE66 5NJ


Updated 05/11/19 unfortunately this event has been cancelled by the venue.

Join experienced astronomers Richard Darn and Neill Sanders from the Go Stargazing team for this stargazing event hosted at the fabulous location of Chillingham Castle. Handle four billion year space rocks, see stunning images of the night sky taken from Northumberland, learn how to spot shooting stars and the Northern Lights, and weather permitting view glittering star clusters and craters and mountains on the moon using powerful telescopes. You'll even be shown you how to capture pictures of the lunar surface with your mobile phone! Booking required.

- Event includes an astronomy related presentation or talk.

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

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 online event is being organised by Go Stargazing who should be contacted if you have any queries.


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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 Saturday 9th November 2019

The below graphic shows if and when it will be dark at Chillingham Castle 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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