Glen Road, Ballaugh, Isle of Man, IM7 5JG
The Isle of Man is well known for its amazing dark skies and this public star camp event is a fantastic opportunity to experience them with friendly and helpful local Astronomers! The event is free, whether you are camping or not, with lots of astronomical activities including telescopes to observe stars (both during the day and night!) and a marquee for talks and presentations. There will be telescope workshops and astrophotography demonstrations. Plenty to see and do both below and above the horizon!
- Event includes an astronomy related presentation or talk.
- 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.
This event is being organised by Isle Of Man Astronomical Society who should be contacted if you have any queries. Please confirm this event is indeed going ahead before travelling.
Please contact the event venue Ballamoar Campsite for bookings.
Location light pollution
Location darkness on Friday 15th September 2017
The below graphic shows if and when it will be dark at Ballamoar Campsite - Isle of Man 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.