Bardon Mill, Hexham, NE47 7AN, North East
Learn more about the closest planet to our Sun at this special stargazing event at The Sill. This event takes place around new moon when the skies are at their very darkest -- it's the best time to see the fantastic star-filled skies above Northumberland! Why not arrive early for a special pre-event two course meal at The Sill Cafe!?
- Event includes an astronomy related presentation or talk.
- Event will involve stargazing and observing the skies through telescopes weather permitting
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!
This event is being organised by Northumberland 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!
Tickets for this event are available via Eventbrite.
Location light pollution
Location darkness on Saturday 17th February 2018
The below graphic shows if and when it will be dark at The Sill National Landscape Discovery Centre 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.