Stargazing at Kirroughtree

Friday 16th February 2018 from 18:30pm to 20:30pm

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.

- 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. We highly recommend you confirm this event is indeed going ahead before travelling. If you do attend it would be fantastic if you could let the organiser know you found them via Go Stargazing!


Bookings

Please contact Stargazing Scotland directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.

Go to the organiser's web page for this event


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 16th February 2018

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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