Greg Quicke, also known as Space Gandalf from BBC Stargazing Live, organises frequent stargazing events near his home town of Broome, North-West Australia. There you’ll enjoy incredible views of the Southern Hemisphere through his large aperture telescopes!
Overseas - overseas stargazing locations that you might like to visit when on holiday. (overseas from the uk!)
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.
Best time to visit
The below chart shows when the skies will be at their darkest at this location and therefore the best time to visit. 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. See our dark sky calendar for more details.