Under the Dark Skies of Barbon

Saturday 17th February 2018 from 19:00pm to 22:00pm

The Churchmouse at Barbon

New Road, Barbon, LA6 2LL, North West


Experience the amazing dark skies of the Yorkshire Dales National Park at this special "stargazing and tapas" event. Join lifelong amateur astronomer Stuart Atkinson who will offer an illustrated presentation and then a tour of the constellations. Booking required. This public stargazing event takes place as part of the National Parks Dark Skies Festival 2018.

- 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 Yorkshire Dales National Park 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!


Bookings for this event can be made via the event venue The Churchmouse

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Location light pollution

This location is estimated to have light pollution levels similar to a semi-rural setting based on satellite data from CPRE.

Dark site
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.

Location darkness on Saturday 17th February 2018

The below graphic shows if and when it will be dark at The Churchmouse at Barbon 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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