Kirkinner, Newton Stewart, DG8 9DB
The Galloway Gathering star party is easily one of the most friendly, accessible and enjoyable stargazing events you could go to. The location itself is stellar -- low surrounding horizons and light-pollution free skies enable you to see the Milky Way from one horizon all the way across the sky to the other, making any journey here more than worthwhile. Along with excellent facilities you're guaranteed a warm welcome whether you are a novice astronomer or a pro!
- Event is a hosted at a dark sky location such as a remote campsite over several nights usually around a new moon when the skies are dark.
Please be aware that due to the Coronavirus it is likely that this event has been cancelled or postponed. If you are considering attending this event please double check with the event organiser directly to confirm. If this event is indeed affected the organisers will no doubt need your support in the future -- please do consider attending an event of theirs when possible! Thank you!
Please contact the venue for all enquiries and bookings.
Location light pollution
Location darkness on Friday 21st February 2020
The below graphic shows if and when it will be dark at Drumroamin Farm Camping & Caravan Site 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.