Isle of Tiree – Balevullin Car Park

Balevullin, Isle of Tiree, PA77 6XD

Location description

Recommended stargazing location as mentioned on the Isle of Tiree 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

18/09/19
19:00
14°
10%
18/09/19
22:00
13°
10%
19/09/19
01:00
13°
4%
19/09/19
04:00
13°
9%
Weather forecast for Tiree (3.07 miles away) updated 18/09/19 at 20:01.

Location light pollution

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

Urban
Suburban
Semi-rural
Rural
Dark site
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.

When to stargaze at Isle of Tiree - Balevullin Car Park

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

Orionids Meteor Shower with Tiree Dark Skies

Monday 21st October 2019 from 22:30pm to Tuesday 22nd October 2019 01:30am
Observing Only

Location

When to visit

The best time to visit Isle of Tiree - Balevullin Car Park can be found on this dark skies calendar.

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