Ballamoar Autumn Starcamp 2017

Friday 15th September 2017 from 16:00pm to Sunday 17th September 2017 14:00pm

Ballamoar Campsite - Isle of Man

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. 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 Ballamoar Campsite for bookings.

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Location 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 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.

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