Stargazing Evening with Hants Astro

Friday 16th February 2018 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

Butser Ancient Farm

Chalton Lane, Chalton, PO8 0BG


Visit Butser Ancient Farm for a night of stargazing as part of the "Dark Skies at Night 2018" festival organised by South Downs National Park. Enjoy an introductory presentation by Dave Woods from Hampshire Astronomical Society and then step outside to explore the night sky using state of the art telescopes. Please contact venue for bookings and more details. This 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 South Downs 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!


Please contact the event venue Butser Ancient Farm for tickets and availability.

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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.

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

Location darkness on Friday 16th February 2018

The below graphic shows if and when it will be dark at Butser Ancient Farm 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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