Clatteringshaws Visitor Centre

Clatteringshaws House, Near New Galloway, DG7 3SQ

Location description

Listed in the Galloway Dark Sky Park Leaflet as a publicly accessible location for overnight stargazing.


Recommended stargazing site

This location has been recommended as a great place to stargaze by the local authority, parks provider or property owner. May require payment for access or parking.


Tonight's weather forecast

26/04/18
19:00
1%
26/04/18
22:00
0%
27/04/18
01:00
0%
27/04/18
04:00
1%
Weather forecast for Glenlee (4.34 miles away) updated 26/04/18 at 00:00.

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

When to stargaze at Clatteringshaws Visitor Centre

This location's dark site setting means it benefits from dark skies depending on the time of the year and lunar cycle. In the calendar below where you can see stars indicates when the skies will be dark and the best time to stargaze. Yellow areas show the adverse effects of daylight (bold) and moonlight (faded). Hover over a day to see darkness times or click on a date for more information.

Forthcoming events at this location

Perseid Meteor Shower 2018 - Clatteringshaws

Saturday 11th August 2018 from 21:30pm to 23:30pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Stargazing at Clatteringshaws

Wednesday 15th August 2018 from 21:30pm to 23:30pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Stargazing at Clatteringshaws

Saturday 25th August 2018 from 21:00pm to 23:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Stargazing at Clatteringshaws

Wednesday 29th August 2018 from 20:30pm to 22:30pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Stargazing at Clatteringshaws

Monday 8th October 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Stargazing at Clatteringshaws

Saturday 13th October 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Stargazing at Clatteringshaws

Wednesday 17th October 2018 from 18:30pm to 20:30pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Stargazing at Clatteringshaws

Saturday 20th October 2018 from 18:30pm to 20:30pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Stargazing at Clatteringshaws

Saturday 27th October 2018 from 18:30pm to 20:30pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Stargazing at Clatteringshaws

Saturday 3rd November 2018 from 18:30pm to 20:30pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

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When to visit

The best time to visit Clatteringshaws Visitor Centre can be found on this dark skies calendar.

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