Stargazing – Deep Sky Exploring (Late Night) – Dalby Forest

Friday 14th December 2018 from 21:30pm to 23:30pm

Dalby Forest Visitor Centre

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


Join the team from Hidden Horizons for this fantastic stargazing event exploring the deep wonders of our Universe! Enjoy a late night 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! If the weather is poor then an immersive presentation in a star dome will help you enjoy a virtual tour of the night skies.

- Event includes an astronomy related presentation or talk.

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


This event is being organised by Hidden Horizons 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!


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.

Dark site
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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