Stargazing at Grizedale

Friday 7th December 2018 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

Grizedale Forest

Grizedale Forest Visitor Centre, Grizedale, LA22 0QJ


Description

Enjoy an unforgettable night under the stars in Lake District! Experienced astronomer Robert Ince will be your guide taking you on an incredible journey through the constellations and along the Milky Way, while also showing you how to find all sorts of heavenly objects for yourself.

Observe some of the skies wonders through binoculars and powerful telescopes operated by local astronomers, who will attempt to answer your questions on life, the universe and everything! If the weather does not co-operate there will be colourful talks, images and videos with hands on help with telescopes, together with friendly advice on how to get started in this wonderful hobby.

These events are always incredibly popular and early booking is advised.

- Event includes an astronomy related presentation or talk.

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


Organiser

This event is being organised by Robert Ince who should be contacted if you have any queries. We highly recommend you confirm this event is indeed going ahead before travelling. If you do attend it would be fantastic if you could let the organiser know you found them via Go Stargazing!


Bookings

Bookings for this event are being taken via Eventbrite.

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Location light pollution

This location is estimated to have light pollution levels similar to a dark site setting based on satellite data from CPRE.

Urban
Suburban
Semi-rural
Rural
Dark site
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.

Location darkness on Friday 7th December 2018

The below graphic shows if and when it will be dark at Grizedale Forest 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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