Galloway Gathering – Autumn 2018

Wednesday 3rd October 2018 from 12:00pm to Monday 8th October 2018 12:00pm

Drumroamin Farm Camping & Caravan Site

Kirkinner, Newton Stewart, DG8 9DB


The Galloway Gathering star party is easily one of the most friendly, accessible and enjoyable stargazing events you could go to. The location itself is stellar -- low surrounding horizons and light-pollution free skies enable you to see the Milky Way from one horizon all the way across the sky to the other, making any journey here more than worthwhile. Along with excellent facilities you're guaranteed a warm welcome whether you are a novice astronomer or a pro!

- 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.


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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.

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

Location darkness on Wednesday 3rd October 2018

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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