Stargazing in Bowland - Beacon Fell

Stargazing in Bowland - Beacon Fell

Sunday 7th April 2019 from 20:30pm to 22:30pm

Beacon Fell Visitor Centre
Beacon Fell, Preston, PR3 2NL

Experience the dark skies above the Forest of Bowland!

Visit the Beacon Fell visitor centre and enjoy the stars in the dark skies of the Forest of Bowland! Experienced astronomer Robert Ince (and friends) will be your guides along an incredible journey through the constellations and along the Milky Way, showing you how to find all sorts of objects for yourself. There will be powerful telescopes for you to gaze through but we will also help you see the spectacle of skies with just your own eyes. Suitable for adults and accompanied children 10 years and over.

These events are always extremely popular and early booking is advised!

Please note that this event has already taken place on 07/04/2019


Event organiser

Robert Ince Stargazing Events

Robert Ince Stargazing Events is organising this event

Please contact Robert Ince Stargazing Events directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.


Event booking

Bookings for this event are available via Eventbrite.

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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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