Barr Stargazing Experience

Barr Stargazing Experience

Saturday 18th May 2019 from 22:00pm to 23:59pm

Changue Woods
Barr Village, Girvan, KA26 9TT

Elizabeth Tindal, Biosphere Dark Sky Ranger will explain the science and stories behind the stars, constellations and the majestic moon. Enjoy the magical experience of Barr Forest by night. Toasted marshmallows will be available. All ages welcome, wear appropriate footwear and clothing. Park and meet at Changue Woods Trails Car Park (left fork to top)

Please note that this event has already taken place on 18/05/2019

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Event darkness

The Moon has a big impact on the visibility of celestial bodies in the night sky. Try to plan your stargazing when there is no bright Moon at night as this is when the skies will be at their darkest.

The below chart shows if and when the skies will be at their darkest during this event. Moonlight is shown in light yellow and the Sun's twilight in light blue. Midnight on the date shown is shown as a white line with sunset to the left and sunrise the next morning to the right. A black background with stars shows the best times for stargazing.

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