Chalton Lane, Chalton, PO8 0BG
Join astronomers from Hants Astro for an evening of stargazing at the fabulous location of Butser Ancient Farm. Doors open at 7.30pm where visitors can buy hot and cold drinks in our visitor centre, then at 8pm Dave Woods from Hants Astro will give a short introduction to the night sky. Guests can then step outside into our ancient world and view stars and planets millions of years old through state-of-the-art telescopes.
This event is taking place as part of the South Downs National Park Dark Skies Festival 2020 which runs from the 7th February to 23rd February 2020.
- Event includes an astronomy related presentation or talk.
- Event will involve stargazing and observing the skies through telescopes weather permitting
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!
This event is being organised by South Downs National Park 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!
Please contact South Downs National Park directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.
Location light pollution
Location darkness on Friday 21st February 2020
The below graphic shows if and when it will be dark at Butser Ancient Farm 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.