Yorkshire Dales Winter Star Party 2019

Saturday 12th January 2019 from 19:00pm to 21:30pm

West Burton Village Hall

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


Join expert astronomer Richard Darn and explore the dark skies above the Yorkshire Dales. Weather permitting the Milky Way will be seen clearly arching overhead, after a beginners talk venture outside and explore star clusters and distant galaxies using powerful telescopes from one of the darkest places in England.

- Event includes an astronomy related presentation or talk.

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


This event is being organised by Richard Darn who should be contacted if you have any queries. We highly recommend you confirm this event is indeed going ahead before travelling. If you do attend it would be fantastic if you could let the organiser know you found them via Go Stargazing!


Tickets for this event can be purchased via Eventbrite.

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Location light pollution

This location is estimated to have light pollution levels similar to a 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 Saturday 12th January 2019

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