Terrington Stargazing – Dark Skies Festival 2020

Friday 28th February 2020 from 18:45pm to 21:00pm

Birkdale Farm - Mowthorpe

Terrington, York, YO60 6QE


Description

We are staging an exciting stargazing evening as part of the Dark Sky Festival 2020 in the beautiful village of Terrington in the Howardian Hills. The wonders of the spring sky will be glimpsed with powerful telescopes, including galaxies far, far away. Plus we'll look for a fab three of the moon, Uranus and Venus, all close to each other in the evening sky! There'll also be colourful beginner's talks, a chance to handle space rocks over four billion years old and yummy homemade cakes. Suitable for adults and children over 5 years old. Goes ahead in all weather. A barn will be used for talks.

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 Starmakers Stargazing Group 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

Tickets for this event are available from Eventbrite.

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Location light pollution

This location is estimated to have light pollution levels similar to a semi-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 28th February 2020

The below graphic shows if and when it will be dark at Birkdale Farm - Mowthorpe 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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