Stargazing Weekend

Overview

Overview

Friday 11th & Saturday 12th September

The majestic Milky Way will be looking at its sublime best as the dark sky season gets underway.   We’ll take a tour of the spectacular late summer sky, glimpsing stars cluster, galaxies and even shooting stars, whilst showing you how to find objects for yourself.

 

Friday 11th & Saturday 12th December   

 

Experience the magnificent winter sky from our ultra dark location.  Magnificent Orion will dominate the southern sky, whilst star cluster sparkle like diamonds on velvet. Shooting stars and views of distant galaxies all add to this wonderful pre-Christmas celebration of the heavens.

 

All weekends include colourful talks for novices and stargazing with our resident astronomer Richard Darn. Equipment is provided.

 

Bed & breakfast £60 per person per night based on two people

sharing a twin or double room.

Single occupancy £80 per room, per night.

All presentations and stargazing included.

 

A 50% non-refundable deposit is payable at the time of booking. The balance is payable on departure.

Stargazing Weekend takes place at ...

Dates & times for Stargazing Weekend, Otterburn

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Friday11/12/2020Saturday12/12/202020:00 - 20:00

Friday 11th & Saturday 12th September

The majestic Milky Way is our target as the dark sky season begins in earnest. We’ll also enjoy wonderful views of star clusters and show you how to find a galaxy with your naked eye, as well watching out for man-made satellites scuttling over-head.

 

Friday 11th & Saturday 12th December

We are be back under the fabulous Northumberland sky to spot early shooting stars from the year’s best meteor shower - the spectacular Geminids. The Milky Way and ghostly nebula will also be on view during this wonderful pre-Christmas celebration of England’s darkest sky.

 

All weekends include colourful talks for novices and stargazing with our resident astronomer Richard Darn. Equipment is provided.

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Tea / coffee facilities at Stargazing Weekend Star gazing events Event Tea / Coffee facilities
Child / family friendly at Stargazing Weekend Star gazing events Event Family friendly
Car parking available at Stargazing Weekend Star gazing events Event Car parking available
Licenced premises at Stargazing Weekend Star gazing events Event Licenced premises
Special diets catered for at Stargazing Weekend Star gazing events Event Special diets catered for
Credit / debit cards accepted at Stargazing Weekend Star gazing events Event Credit / debit cards accepted
TV available at Stargazing Weekend Star gazing events Event Television
Hairdryer available at Stargazing Weekend Star gazing events Event Hairdryer
Tea / coffee facilities at Stargazing Weekend Star gazing events Event Tea / Coffee facilities
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