Astronomy Night in Brecon with Cardiff Astronomical Society and Dark Sky Wales

Friday 18th October 2019 from 19:00pm to 22:00pm

Brecon - Libanus Mountain Centre

Libanus, Brecon, Powys, LD3 8ER, Wales


Description

A fantastic night of Astronomy with the combined expertise and knowledge of both Dark Sky Wales and the Cardiff Astronomical Society in one event. Enjoy a night of stargazing activities including a tour of the night sky in our mobile planetarium with Dark Sky Wales and fascinating talks from members of the Society. If the weather is against us, this event will still go ahead with the presentations and mobile planetarium. Booking required.

- 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 Cardiff Astronomical Society 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

Bookings for this event can be made via the Eventbrite website.

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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 18th October 2019

The below graphic shows if and when it will be dark at Brecon - Libanus Mountain 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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