Loch Doon Roundhouse
Loch Doon, Dalmellington, KA6
Everyone is invited to join members of Ayrshire Astronomical Society for this public stargazing event at the awesome stargazing location of Loch Doon. As the event takes place at new moon meaning the skies will be incredibly dark and at this time of year spectacular views of the Milky Way can be seen overhead arching from one horizon to another. The Roundhouse cafe will be staying open late serving snacks and hot refreshments. A fantastic evening out for all of the family.
Please note that this event has already taken place on 17/02/2018
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.
Sat 17th Feb
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.