Introduction to stargazing and constellations, listen to stories under the stars and have a go at astro-photography.
This free event is part of the National Parks “Dark Skies Festival” visit the event website (link below) for actual event location and times.
Please note that this event has already taken place on 23/02/2017
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.
Thu 23rd Feb
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.