Stargazing and Astrophotography in Elan Valley

Friday 15th December 2017 from 19:00pm to 22:00pm

Elan Valley - Visitor Centre

Elan Village, Rhayader, Powys, LD6 5HP, Wales


Description

Join a small group for this unique opportunity to experience the dark skies of the Elan Vally with an experienced team duo of astronomers from Dark Sky Wales. You'll be given a guided tour around the constellations of the night sky learning everything from mythology to science and all sorts in between! No experience necessary just bring along plenty of enthusiasm and a camera! Remember to wrap up warm!

- Event includes an astronomy related presentation or talk.

- Event will involve stargazing and observing the skies through telescopes weather permitting


Organiser

This event is being organised by Dark Sky Wales who should be contacted if you have any queries. Please confirm this event is indeed going ahead before travelling.


Bookings

The event organiser (Dark Sky Wales) is dealing with all bookings for this event, please visit their website for more details.

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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.

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

Location darkness on Friday 15th December 2017

The below graphic shows if and when it will be dark at Elan Valley - Visitor Centre 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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