Stargazing Evening with Yorkshire Astronomical Society

Stargazing Evening with Yorkshire Astronomical Society

Saturday 23rd February 2019 from 19:00pm to 22:00pm

Yorkshire Arboretum
Castle Howard, Malton, YO60 7BY

Join the team from Yorkshire Arboretum to explore the wonders of the night sky, including star clusters, nebulae and galaxies, under the expert guidance of members of the York Astronomical Society. If the skies are not visible because of bad weather, we’ll head into the Visitor Centre for an entertaining illustrated talk about what is up there above the clouds! Booking essential. This event is taking place as part of the National Parks Dark Skies Festival 2019.

Please note that this event has already taken place on 23/02/2019


Event organiser

The York Astronomical Society

The York Astronomical Society is organising this event

Please contact The York Astronomical Society directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.


Event booking

Bookings for this event are being managed by the venue.

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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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