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Megget Reservoir Dam

Megget Reservoir Dam

Cappercleuch, Selkirk, Selkirkshire, TD7

Public car park for accessing walking trails around Megget Reservoir Dam.  Low light pollution levels mean excellent dark skies above.  Hills to the North may obstruct Aurora spotters.


Megget Reservoir Dam is a Go Stargazing Site. The location has been identified by the Go Stargazing team as a good location for stargazing based on local light pollution levels, distance from nearby towns and cities and offers a safe place to park.

Weather forecast

  • 17/08/22

    12° 8%
  • 17/08/22

    10° 3%
  • 18/08/22

    10° 4%
  • 18/08/22

    10° 8%

Weather forecast for Deer Law (1.6 miles away) updated 17/08/22 at 16:00.




Events nearby

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  • Clydesdale Astronomical Society meeting

    Thursday 1st September 2022 from 19:30pm to Friday 30th June 2023 21:30pm

    Bankhall - Forth, Forth, ML11 8BX (25.2 miles away)

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  • Ancrum Astronomy Club Society meeting and observing

    Tuesday 6th September 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Ancrum Village Hall, Jedburgh, TD8 6XH (25.7 miles away)

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  • Ancrum Astronomy Club Society meeting and observing

    Tuesday 4th October 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Ancrum Village Hall, Jedburgh, TD8 6XH (25.7 miles away)

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  • Ancrum Astronomy Club Society meeting and observing

    Tuesday 1st November 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Ancrum Village Hall, Jedburgh, TD8 6XH (25.7 miles away)

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  • Ancrum Astronomy Club Society meeting and observing

    Tuesday 6th December 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Ancrum Village Hall, Jedburgh, TD8 6XH (25.7 miles away)

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