Stargazing at Kingley Vale Nature Reserve

Stargazing at Kingley Vale Nature Reserve

Friday 10th February 2017 from 18:00pm to 20:30pm

Kingley Vale Nature Reserve
Downs Lane, West Stoke, PO18 9BN

This fantastic event has been organised to coincide with the launch of the South Downs National Park becoming the world’s newest Dark Sky Reserve.  Enjoy a magical evening stargazing with local astronomers, take a candle lit tour though the yew tree forest, enjoy storytelling, get up close to owls and numerous other activities.  Great family evening out!

Please note that this event has already taken place on 10/02/2017

Event organiser

South Downs National Park

South Downs National Park is organising this event

Please contact South Downs 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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