Winchester Hill Star Party

Thursday 28th February 2019 from 18:30pm to 20:30pm

Old Winchester Hill Nature Reserve

Old Winchester Hill, Near Corhampton, Hampshire, SO32 3LJ


Description

Visit the Old Winchester Hill (main car park) for a star party with astronomers from Hampshire Astronomical Group and the South Downs National Park Authority who will guide you around the cosmos. Note that this event is weather dependent -- please check with the event organiser on the day that this event is going ahead.

This event is taking place as part of the National Parks Dark Skies Festival 2019.

- This event is weather dependent and will only take place if the skies are clear enough for observing. It is therefore necessary to check the weather forecast and confirm with the event organisers that this event is going ahead.


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!


Organiser

This online event is being organised by South Downs National Park 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!


Bookings

Please contact South Downs National Park directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.

Go to the organiser's web page for this event


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 Thursday 28th February 2019

The below graphic shows if and when it will be dark at Old Winchester Hill Nature Reserve 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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