Creighton Memorial Hall
W.T. Stead Road, Embleton, Northumberland, NE66 3UP
Join experts from the Northumberland Astronomical Society (NASTRO) for an evening of dark sky exploration. Look through telescopes at planets, galaxies & star clusters & take a laser-guided tour of the Milky Way!
The evening starts at the Creighton Memorial Hall in Embleton, followed by a visit to the Embleton Quarry Dark Sky Site. No booking is required; the event is free of charge, with donations to NASTRO welcomed.
Please note that this event has already taken place on 06/11/2021
Northumberland Astronomical Society is organising this event
Please contact Northumberland Astronomical Society directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.
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 6th Nov
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.