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Stars in the Tarn for Young Astronomers

Stars in the Tarn for Young Astronomers

Friday 22nd October 2021 from 18:30pm to 21:30pm

Talkin Tarn Country Park
Farlam, Brampton, CA8 1HN

Are you a young astronomer with a passion for the night sky, or do you just fancy trying something different?

Join in for a FREE evening of exploration around the night sky with self-confessed Astro geek, Andy Gray. It is a fantastic night to view the large autumn moon, Saturn and Jupiter.

This event is for 11 to 18-year-olds and under 16s who must be accompanied by an adult. There will be presentations and pizza. Wrap up warm and bring a telescope, binoculars and a red-light torch, if you have them.

Booking required. This event is part of the North Pennines Stargazing Festival running from 22-31 October 2021.

Please note that this event has already taken place on 22/10/2021


Event organiser

North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is organising this event

Please contact North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.


Event booking

For full details on how to attend this event, including how to book, please see the event's official website.

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Event darkness

The Moon has a big impact on the visibility of celestial bodies in the night sky. Try to plan your stargazing when there is no bright Moon at night as this is when the skies will be at their darkest.

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.



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