Stars in the Sky at Ravenscar

Friday 14th February 2020 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

Ravenscar Visitor Centre - National Trust

Ravenscar, Staintondale, YO13 0NE


Description

Explore the wonders of the cosmos with us. Lack of light pollution and wide horizons make Ravenscar the ideal spot to search for celestial sights. To mark the North York Moors National Park’s Dark Skies Festival, you're invited to gaze at stars and planets over the Yorkshire Coast with Scarborough and Ryedale Astronomical Society. This is a free event however prior booking is required.

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


Organiser

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!


Bookings

Booking is essential, call 01723 870138.

Go to the organiser's web page for this event


Location light pollution

This location is estimated to have light pollution levels similar to a rural setting based on satellite data from CPRE.

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The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.

Location darkness on Friday 14th February 2020

The below graphic shows if and when it will be dark at Ravenscar Visitor Centre - National Trust 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.


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