North Ronaldsay Bird Observatory
Twingness, North Ronaldsay, Orkney, KW17 2BE
Enjoy an evening exploring the starry skies above the North Ronaldsay Bird Observatory with the friendly astronomers from the North Ronaldsay Astronomy Group. The session includes introducing the Orion constellation, two-star count projects and taking light meter readings in preparation for the IDA Dark Sky status application.
Please note that this has already taken place on 23/02/2023
North Ronaldsay Astronomy Group is organising this event
Please contact North Ronaldsay Astronomy Group directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.
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.
Thu 23rd Feb
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.
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