Robin Hood's Bay, Whitby, YO22 4QD
Join Mark Dawson from the Whitby & District Astronomical Society on the front lawn at Fyling Hall School, perfectly placed facing the sea. Boarding students from the school will also be enlisted to help out with a scaled solar system demonstration before observing begins. Mark will then talk about what is visible, pointing out the brighter stars, constellations and objects of interest.
This event is taking place as part of the National Parks Dark Skies Festival 2019.
- 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 North York Moors National Park 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 North York Moors National Park directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.
Location light pollution
Location darkness on Friday 1st March 2019
The below graphic shows if and when it will be dark at Fyling Hall School - Whitby on the evening of this event. Yellow areas show when the skies are not dark due to daylight (bold yellow) and moonlight (faded yellow). Click on the image for an explanation on how darkness is determined.