Dark Sky Stargazing at Grizedale

Friday 20th September 2019 from 19:30pm to 22:30pm

Grizedale Forest

Grizedale Forest Visitor Centre, Grizedale, LA22 0QJ


Description

We will be your guide taking you on an incredible journey through the constellations and along the Milky Way, while also showing you how to find all sorts of heavenly objects for yourself.

We will try and show some of the skies wonders through our powerful telescopes and binoculars. These are all operated by local astronomers, who will attempt to answer your questions on life, the universe and everything!

We'll tell you more about our dark skies and show startling images and videos of the objects we hope to see when we go outside, weather permitting.   But even if the weather does not co-operate we'll still have colourful talks, videos and hands on help with telescopes, together with friendly advice on how to get started in this wonderful hobby.

- Event includes an astronomy related presentation or talk.

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


Organiser

This event is being organised by Robert Ince 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!


Astronomy experience vouchers

This event can be booked using an Astronomy Experience voucher with any of the product codes SVFSG, SSDS2, SSTA1. If you wish to book this event using a voucher please validate your voucher.


Event booking

Bookings are closed for this event.


Location light pollution

This location is estimated to have light pollution levels similar to a dark site 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 Friday 20th September 2019

The below graphic shows if and when it will be dark at Grizedale Forest 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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