Stargazing at Kirroughtree

Saturday 1st April 2017 from 20:30pm to 22:30pm


Kirroughtree Forest Visitor Centre

Kirroughtree, Newton Stewart, DG8 7BE

Event 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.


Observing (if clear)

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

Astronomy Presentation

Event includes an astronomy related presentation or talk.

Event organiser

This event is being organised by Stargazing Scotland. For details of how to contact them and for more information about this event see "Event bookings & availability" below. Please check that this event is indeed going ahead before travelling.

Light pollution

This location is estimated to have light pollution levels similar to a rural setting based on satellite data from CPRE.

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

Location darkness on Saturday 1st April 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.

Event bookings & availability

Kirroughtree Visitor Centre: 01671 402994

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