Stargazing – Deep Sky Exploring – Dalby Forest

Friday 14th December 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

Dalby Forest Visitor Centre

Dalby Forest, Thornton-le-Dale, North Yorkshire, YO18 7LT


Description

Join the team from Hidden Horizons for this fantastic stargazing event exploring the deep wonders of our Universe! Enjoy a tour of the night sky including various constellations and the deep sky objects with them. Use large telescopes to view globular clusters - great balls of stars containing tens of thousands of stars, nebulae, galaxies and even catch a glimpse of some of the planets all from Dalby Forest -- one of the darkest places in the country!

- 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!


Organiser

This online event is being organised by Hidden Horizons who should be contacted if you have any queries. If you do attend this online event it would be great if you could let the organiser know you found out about it via Go Stargazing, thank you!


Bookings

Tickets for this event are available via Eventbrite.

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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.

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The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.

Location darkness on Friday 14th December 2018

The below graphic shows if and when it will be dark at Dalby Forest Visitor Centre 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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