Dinton Park - National Trust
St Marys Road, Dinton, Wiltshire, SP3 5HH
Learn more about the sky at night and our wonderful dark sky environment at this free event. Bring your binoculars or telescopes if you have them. Several telescopes will also be set up to show a selection of planets, star clusters, galaxies, and nebulae.
This is a free event, but booking is essential.
PLEASE NOTE: This event is subject to the weather and may be cancelled or postponed if conditions are bad – please provide a mobile phone number and email address when booking so that we can advise you of any changes.
Please note that this has already taken place on 09/11/2023
Dark Night Skies Cranborne Chase AONB is organising this event
Please contact Dark Night Skies Cranborne Chase AONB 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.
Thu 9th Nov
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.