Watchtree Nature Reserve
Great Orton, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA5 6NL
Join the friendly astronomers from the Border Astronomical Society for an evening of stargazing at Watchtree Nature Reserve. Enjoy an informal presentation on astronomy and observe fascinating night-sky objects using telescopes if weather permits. Please reserve your spaces on this event via the Watchtree Nature Reserve website.
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.
Thu 25th Jan
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.
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