Kielder Village, Kielder, Northumberland, NE48 1ER
Join experienced astronomers for a weekend of stargazing at the fabulous location of Kielder Campsite. This event is open to everyone no matter their level of experience and is ideal for beginners. Telescopes will be provided along with expert guidance, you’re welcome to bring your own equipment for some expert tuition and advice including cameras with tripods with which you’ll be able to take stunning photographs of the Milky Way. Due to coronavirus this event will have limited numbers however will retain viewing at telescopes under clear skies and – weather permitting – have a few fun open air presentations with everything being aimed at the novice.
Please note that this event has already taken place on 09/10/2020
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.
Fri 9th Oct
Sat 10th Oct
Sun 11th Oct
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.
Below is a list of events at Kielder Campsite. View these events on a calendar.