Stargazing Evening at Yorkshire Arboretum

Saturday 18th February 2017 from 19:00pm to 22:00pm

Yorkshire Arboretum

Castle Howard, Malton, YO60 7BY


Part of the National Parks Dark Skies Festival this event is being run 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.

- Event includes an astronomy related presentation or talk.

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


This event is being organised by The York Astronomical Society 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 Yorkshire Arboretum for further details of this event.

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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 Saturday 18th February 2017

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