Isle of Coll – Coll Bunkhouse

Arinagour, Isle of Coll, PA78 6SY

Location description

Comfortable and cosy hostel accommodation with excellent facilities and the most amazing dark skies. Excellent getaway retreat for anyone keen or interested in astronomy. Venue to the twice annual "Coll & The Cosmos" star-camp.


Private venue

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


Stay & gaze

Location provides accommodation in a dark sky site and perhaps stargazing resources such as binoculars, star charts or even a basic telescope.


Tonight's weather forecast

26/06/19
19:00
13°
0%
27/06/19
01:00
11°
0%
27/06/19
04:00
11°
1%
Weather forecast for Arinagour Isle Of Coll (0.04 miles away) updated 25/06/19 at 20:00.

Location light pollution

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

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Semi-rural
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The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.

When to stargaze at Isle of Coll - Coll Bunkhouse

This location's dark site 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

Coll & The Cosmos Stargazing Weekend - October 2019

Saturday 26th October 2019 from 11:00am to Sunday 27th October 2019 12:00pm
Starcamp

Location

When to visit

The best time to visit Isle of Coll - Coll Bunkhouse can be found on this dark skies calendar.

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