Beetle Bank Farm occupies an ideal location on the outskirts of York, away from the worst effects of the city’s light pollution. The York Astronomical Society regularly uses the venue for meetings and outreach events.
Location events organiser
Weather forecast for York (2.7 miles away) updated 29/01/22 at 12:00.
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.
Best time to visit
The below chart shows when the skies will be at their darkest at this location and therefore the best time to visit. 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. See our dark sky calendar for more details.
Sat 29th Jan
Sun 30th Jan
Mon 31st Jan
Tue 1st Feb
Wed 2nd Feb
Thu 3rd Feb
Fri 4th Feb
Below is a list of events at Beetle Bank Farm. View these events on a calendar.