Terrington Stargazing Spectacular

Monday 21st October 2019 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

Birkdale Farm - Mowthorpe

Terrington, York, YO60 6QE


Join Astronomer Richard Darn for an evening of stargazing in the beautiful village of Terrington! This event coincides with the peak of the Orionid meteor shower so you could see the odd shooting star or two!

Powerful telescopes will reveal sparkling star clusters and distant galaxies and you may even be able to see the magnificent planet of Saturn and the summer Milky Way.

There'll also be colourful beginner's talks on stargazing in North Yorkshire and a chance to handle space rocks over four billion years old! Suitable for adults and children over 6 years old.

Goes ahead in all weather and soup included in the price. The barn will be used for talks.

- Event includes an astronomy related presentation or talk.

- Event will involve stargazing and observing the skies through telescopes weather permitting

Corona virus

Please be aware that due to the Coronavirus it is likely 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 online event is being organised by Starmakers Stargazing Group who should be contacted if you have any queries. If you do attend this online event it would be great if you could let the organiser know you found out about it via Go Stargazing, thank you!


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 Monday 21st October 2019

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