Stargazing at Clatteringshaws – Lyrid Meteor Shower 2017

Friday 21st April 2017 from 21:30pm to 23:30pm

Clatteringshaws Visitor Centre

Clatteringshaws House, Near New Galloway, DG7 3SQ


Join a team of Dark Sky Rangers for this public stargazing event under the dark skies of Clatteringshaws.  This evening is a great opportunity to witness the peak of the Lyrid Meteor Shower from the dark skies above Galloway Dark Sky Park.  Ticket required which includes hot food and drinks, presentations and stargazing. Contact Clatteringshaws Visitor Centre for bookings.

- Event includes an astronomy related presentation or talk.

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


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


Clatteringshaws Visitors Centre: 01644 420221

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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.

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

Location darkness on Friday 21st April 2017

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