Stargazing at Loch of the Lowes

Sunday 19th November 2017 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

Loch of the Lowes Visitor Centre

Loch of Lowes, Dunkeld, PH8 0HH


Description

Join Robert Law from Mills Observatory in Dundee for this stargazing event at the fantastic dark sky location of Loch of the Lowes.  Perfect for families and beginners you'll learn about stars and how to find your way around the skies.  if the weather is bad Robert will give a presentation in the visitor centre.  Be sure to book in advance as these events are incredibly popular.  A great way to spend a Saturday night away from the telly!

- Event includes an astronomy related presentation or talk.

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


Bookings

Please contact Loch of the Lowes visitor centre for bookings 01350 727337.

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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 Sunday 19th November 2017

The below graphic shows if and when it will be dark at Loch of the Lowes 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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Loch of the Lowes Visitor Centre

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