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Yorkshire Dales Spring Star Party 2017

Yorkshire Dales Spring Star Party 2017

Saturday 10th March 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

West Burton Village Hall
West Burton, Leyburn, DL8 4JY, Yorkshire and The Humber

Join experience astronomer Richard Darn from the Starmakers Stargazers and go searching for distant galaxies and star clusters at this spring star party! It’s one of the best times of the year to observe some real stargazing favourites including the Leo triplet – three galaxies in the constellation of Leo which look amazing through a telescope. Book tickets early as this event is sure to be popular!

Please note that this event has already taken place on 10/03/2018


Event organiser

Richard Darn is organising this event

Please contact Richard Darn directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.


Event booking

Tickets for this event are available via Eventbrite.

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Event darkness

The Moon has a big impact on the visibility of celestial bodies in the night sky. Try to plan your stargazing when there is no bright Moon at night as this is when the skies will be at their darkest.

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.



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