Isle of Man Star Party 2018

Friday 14th September 2018 from 17:00pm to Monday 17th September 2018 10:00am

Ballamoar Campsite - Isle of Man

Glen Road, Ballaugh, Isle of Man, IM7 5JG


After last year's success the Isle of Man Star Party returns to Ballamoar Campsite for 2018! This event is open to the public who can visit any time and free of charge including all of the talks, displays and observing through telescopes. There is a fee for camping.

- 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.


This event is being organised by Isle Of Man Astronomical Society who should be contacted if you have any queries. We highly recommend you confirm this event is indeed going ahead before travelling. If you do attend it would be fantastic if you could let the organiser know you found them via Go Stargazing!


Please contact Isle Of Man Astronomical Society directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.

Go to the organiser's web page for this event

Location light pollution

This location is estimated to have light pollution levels similar to a rural setting based on satellite data from CPRE.

Dark site
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.

Location darkness on Friday 14th September 2018

The below graphic shows if and when it will be dark at Ballamoar Campsite - Isle of Man 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.

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