Stargazing Evening with Hants Astro

Friday 22nd February 2019 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

Butser Ancient Farm

Chalton Lane, Chalton, PO8 0BG


Description

As part of the South Downs National Park ‘Dark Skies at Night’ festival, we are delighted to be hosting an evening of stargazing on Friday 22nd February. Doors open at 7.30pm, when visitors can buy hot and cold drinks in our visitor centre, and 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. Booking required.

This event is taking place as part of the National Parks Dark Skies Festival 2019.

- Event includes an astronomy related presentation or talk.

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


Organiser

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!


Bookings

Please contact South Downs National Park directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.

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Location light pollution

This location is estimated to have light pollution levels similar to a semi-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 22nd February 2019

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.


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