Stargazing Evening at Yorkshire Arboretum

Stargazing Evening at Yorkshire Arboretum

Saturday 10th February 2018 from 19:00pm to 22:00pm

Yorkshire Arboretum
Castle Howard, Malton, YO60 7BY

Explore the wonders of the night sky with the assistance of York Astronomical Society who will be on hand with their telescopes helping you observing star clusters, nebulae and galaxies. If the weather doesn’t play ball there will be entertaining illustrated talks in the Visitor Centre. Small fee for adults and children. This public stargazing event takes place as part of the National Parks Dark Skies Festival 2018.

Please note that this event has already taken place on 10/02/2018


Event organiser

North York Moors National Park

North York Moors National Park is organising this event

Please contact North York Moors National Park directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.


Event booking

For full details on how to attend this event, including how to book, please see the event's official website.

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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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