AstroCamp Spring 2017

Saturday 22nd April 2017 from 12:00pm to Tuesday 25th April 2017 12:00pm

Cwmdu Campsite

Cwmdu, Crickhowell, Powys, NP8 1RU

Event description

Whether you are a complete beginner or an experienced astronomer you are guaranteed a warm welcome at this friendly starcamp. Make new friends, get hints and tips and share stargazing stories under the dark skies of Brecon Beacons Dark Sky Reserve. You're welcome even if you do not have a telescope -- there will be no shortage of astronomers only too pleased to share their views of the heavens. Great for those with an interest in Astronomy and a wonderful break away from the city lights -- and there's a pub close by too!


Event is a hosted at a dark sky location such as a remote campsite over several nights usually around a new moon when the skies are dark.

Event organiser

This event is being organised by Astro Camp. For details of how to contact them and for more information about this event see "Event bookings & availability" below. Please check that this event is indeed going ahead before travelling.

Light pollution

This location is estimated to have light pollution levels similar to a rural setting based on satellite data from CPRE.

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

Location darkness on Saturday 22nd April 2017

The below graphic shows if and when it will be dark at Cwmdu Campsite 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.

Event bookings & availability

The event organiser (Astro Camp) is dealing with all bookings for this event, please visit their website for more details.

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