Aira Force and Gowbarrow Park - National Trust
Watermillock, Penrith, Cumbria, CA11 0JS
Join us for a night with the winter stars. Our astronomy experts will take you on a whistle stop tour of the universe on the big screen. You will learn about stars, planets and galaxies and our place in the universe. Then we will head outside and use telescopes and binoculars to go in search of sparkling star clusters, distant galaxies and some giant planets. The content of this evening is best suited to adults and children over 12 years old.
For full details on how to attend this event, including how to book, please see the event's official website.Visit event website
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 2nd Feb
Local light pollution
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