Stargazing Evening at Dunstable Downs

Stargazing Evening at Dunstable Downs

Friday 21st February 2020 from 18:00pm to 21:00pm

Dunstable Downs Chilterns Gateway Centre
Whipsnade Road, Dunstable, Bedforshire, LU6 2GY

Discover the wonders of our universe at Dunstable Downs this February. Our expert astronomers will have telescopes set up to provide detailed views of the night sky as you’ve never seen it before. Spend some time in our planetarium and relax under our starry skies. Includes a 1 hour talk so may not be appropriate for young children.

Please note that this event has already taken place on 21/02/2020

Event organiser

National Trust

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Event darkness

The Moon has a big impact on the visibility of celestial bodies in the night sky. Try to plan your stargazing when there is no bright Moon at night as this is when the skies will be at their darkest.

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.

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