Robin Hood's Bay, Whitby, YO22 4QD
For a second year running Fyling Hall School have teamed up with Whitby & District Astronomical Society to host a stargazing party - free of charge!
The evening starts with a scaled solar system demonstration before stargazing on the front lawn. The fantastic location enables a wonderful vantage point looking out towards the North Sea. You'll be guided on what is visible, pointing out the brighter stars, constellations and objects of interest.
This event takes place as part of the National Parks Dark Sky Festival 2020 which runs from 14th February to 1st March.
- Event includes an astronomy related presentation or talk.
- Event will involve stargazing and observing the skies through telescopes weather permitting
Please be aware that due to the Coronavirus it is quite possible that this event has been cancelled or postponed, if you are considering attending this event please double check with the event organiser directly to confirm. If this event is indeed affected the organisers will no doubt need your support in the future -- please do consider attending an event of theirs when possible! Thank you!
This event is being organised by Whitby & District Astronomical Society 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 Whitby & District Astronomical Society directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.
Location light pollution
Location darkness on Friday 28th February 2020
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.