Stonehaugh Stargazing Pavilion & Observatory
Stonehaugh, Hexham, Northumberland, NE48 3DZ
Join local astronomer Liam Reid at the wonderfully dark village location of Stonehaugh and experience the amazing dark skies above Kielder Forest for this public stargazing event. The event includes a talk or presentation on various astronomical topics and then observing through telescopes should weather permit.
Please note that this has already taken place on 24/02/2023
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.
Fri 24th Feb
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.
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