Delamont Country Park Campsite and Caravan Park is ideally located near the Southern shores of Stranford Lough in a rural location away from light pollution. As such the skies above are perfect for stargazing and the Irish Astronomical Association holding regular observing sessions here.
Location event organiser
Irish Astronomical Association organises stargazing events at this location.
Location accessible out of hours only when stargazing events are scheduled.
Tonight's weather forecast
Weather forecast for Delamont Country Park (0.57 miles away) updated 22/09/19 at 04:01.
Location light pollution
This location is estimated to have light pollution levels similar to a rural setting based on satellite data from CPRE.
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium
When to stargaze at Delamont Country Park Campsite
This location's rural setting means it benefits from dark skies depending on the time of the year and lunar cycle. In the calendar below where you can see stars indicates when the skies will be dark and the best time to stargaze. Yellow areas show the adverse effects of daylight (bold) and moonlight (faded). Hover over a day to see darkness times or click on a date for more information.
Forthcoming events at this location
Friday 27th September 2019 from 19:00pm to Saturday 28th September 2019 23:00pm
Friday 4th October 2019 from 19:00pm to Saturday 5th October 2019 23:00pm
Friday 1st November 2019 from 19:00pm to Saturday 2nd November 2019 23:00pm
Friday 20th December 2019 from 19:00pm to Saturday 21st December 2019 23:00pm
Friday 24th January 2020 from 19:00pm to Saturday 25th January 2020 23:00pm
Friday 21st February 2020 from 19:00pm to Saturday 22nd February 2020 23:00pm
Friday 20th March 2020 from 19:00pm to Saturday 21st March 2020 23:00pm
Friday 17th April 2020 from 19:00pm to Saturday 18th April 2020 23:00pm