Essential information for Petersfield and its villages with Laura Sheppard and Harrison RB.

It’s Petersfield Dark Skies Night tonight so Laura and Harrison learn what we can see in the night sky from Dark Skies Dan of South Downs National Park and weatherman Richard Marks forecasts how clear it’s likely to be.

Stare and Share – send your reactions to what you see during Petersfield Dark Skies Night to or phone 01730 555 500. It’s the same contact details to pass on local information or say thank you to someone who has helped you.

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Petersfield Dark Skies Night

Stare and Share – from 9.30 tonight

To coincide with the new moon tonight, it’s the first ever Petersfield Dark Skies Night.

The idea is we can all stare out of our windows or upwards from our gardens and explore the night sky, as we can’t explore our local area as we might choose to do normally.

Because we live in a Dark Skies area we should get one of the best views of planets and star constellations enjoyed by anyone in the UK, and, with our  weatherman Richard Marks telling us it’s going to be a good night for it, we decided we’d launch Petersfield Dark Skies Night and encourage you to take part.

We’ve prepared this guide to what you might see in the night sky from your home tonight.

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