Galloway Autumn Star Camp 2017

Wednesday 15th November 2017 from 12:00pm to Monday 20th November 2017 12:00pm

Drumroamin Farm Camping & Caravan Site

Kirkinner, Newton Stewart, DG8 9DB


Description

The twice annual Galloway Star Camp is a popular event among astronomers -- it's remote location away from light pollution affords some of the very best views of the darkest of skies.  You'll find a very friendly welcome by the staff at Drumroamin Farm who will make your stay comfortable with excellent on site facilities.  The local area is a delight to explore by day and when the skies darken a whole Universe to explore above!

- Go Stargazing recommended event.

- 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.


Bookings

The venue Drumroamin Farm manages all bookings and enquiries for this event.

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Location light pollution

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

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

Location darkness on Wednesday 15th November 2017

The below graphic shows if and when it will be dark at Drumroamin Farm Camping & Caravan Site 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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Drumroamin Farm Camping & Caravan Site

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