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

22/09/19
19:00
15°
8%
22/09/19
22:00
14°
2%
23/09/19
01:00
14°
3%
23/09/19
04:00
12°
2%
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.

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Dark site
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

Observing at Delamont Country Park with Irish Astro Association

Friday 27th September 2019 from 19:00pm to Saturday 28th September 2019 23:00pm
Observing Only

Observing at Delamont Country Park with Irish Astro Association

Friday 4th October 2019 from 19:00pm to Saturday 5th October 2019 23:00pm
Observing Only

Observing at Delamont Country Park with Irish Astro Association

Friday 1st November 2019 from 19:00pm to Saturday 2nd November 2019 23:00pm
Observing Only

Observing at Delamont Country Park with Irish Astro Association

Friday 20th December 2019 from 19:00pm to Saturday 21st December 2019 23:00pm
Observing Only

Observing at Delamont Country Park with Irish Astro Association

Friday 24th January 2020 from 19:00pm to Saturday 25th January 2020 23:00pm
Observing Only

Observing at Delamont Country Park with Irish Astro Association

Friday 21st February 2020 from 19:00pm to Saturday 22nd February 2020 23:00pm
Observing Only

Observing at Delamont Country Park with Irish Astro Association

Friday 20th March 2020 from 19:00pm to Saturday 21st March 2020 23:00pm
Observing Only

Observing at Delamont Country Park with Irish Astro Association

Friday 17th April 2020 from 19:00pm to Saturday 18th April 2020 23:00pm
Observing Only

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When to visit

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

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