Delamont Country Park Campsite

Downpatrick Road, Killyleagh, BT30 9TZ

Location description

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.


Private venue

Location accessible out of hours only when stargazing events are scheduled.


Tonight's weather forecast

22/07/19
19:00
20°
0%
22/07/19
22:00
18°
0%
23/07/19
01:00
17°
0%
23/07/19
04:00
16°
1%
Weather forecast for Delamont Country Park (0.57 miles away) updated 22/07/19 at 06:00.

Location light pollution

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

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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.

Stargazing events at this location

There are no known forthcoming events at this location. Previously there have been 8 events with the last one being on 27th April 2018 organised by Irish Astronomical Association.

Location

When to visit

The best time to visit Delamont Country Park Campsite can be found on this dark skies calendar.

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