Stargazing at Kirroughtree

Friday 25th August 2017 from 21:00pm to 23:00pm

Kirroughtree Forest Visitor Centre

Kirroughtree, Newton Stewart, DG8 7BE


Description

Join a team of Dark Sky Rangers for this public stargazing event under the dark skies of Kirroughtree.  Ticket required which includes hot food and drinks, presentations and stargazing.  Contact Kirroughtree Visitor Centre for bookings.

 

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


Bookings

Kirroughtree Visitor Centre: 01671 402994

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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 25th August 2017

The below graphic shows if and when it will be dark at Kirroughtree Forest 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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