Dyffryn Gardens, St Nicholas, South Glamorgan, CF5 6SU
This observing session at Dyffryn Observatory is for members of the Cardiff Astronomical Society.
Members enjoy stunning views of the wonders of the Universe through the Society’s telescopes. Note that these observing sessions are weather dependent and will move to Saturday night if Friday night is cloudy.
Joining the Society is inexpensive; for example, family membership is just £20.00 per year. Membership includes numerous benefits, including free access to their regular fortnightly talks from September to July, invitations to their star parties, use of the Society’s library and observing using the Society’s observatory.
Prospective members can attend a couple of sessions before considering membership. More details about joining can be found here.
Please contact the Society if you are interested in attending this observing session and becoming a member of their group.
Please note that this has already taken place on 24/02/2023
Cardiff Astronomical Society is organising this event
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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.
Fri 24th Feb
Sat 25th Feb
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.
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