Hay Bluff

Hay Bluff Lay-by, South of Hay-on-Wye, HR3

Location description

Listed as a top ten place to go stargazing in Brecon on the Brecon Beacons National Park website.


Recommended stargazing site

This location has been recommended as a great place to stargaze by the local authority, parks provider or property owner. May require payment for access or parking.


Tonight's weather forecast

19/10/19
19:00
32%
19/10/19
22:00
16%
20/10/19
01:00
8%
20/10/19
04:00
7%
Weather forecast for Twmpa (0.64 miles away) updated 19/10/19 at 08:00.

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 Hay Bluff

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.

Location

When to visit

The best time to visit Hay Bluff can be found on this dark skies calendar.

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