Moel Famau Bwlch Pen Barras Car Park

Llanferres, Mold, CH7 5SH

Location description

This extensive car park with plenty of space to find a dark corner away from the nearby road comes recommended by Clwydian Range and Dee Valley AONB as a great place to stargaze!


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

15/10/19
19:00
10°
7%
15/10/19
22:00
5%
16/10/19
01:00
15%
16/10/19
04:00
10°
57%
Weather forecast for Maeshafn Youth Hostel (2.49 miles away) updated 15/10/19 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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Dark site
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.

When to stargaze at Moel Famau Bwlch Pen Barras Car Park

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 Moel Famau Bwlch Pen Barras Car Park can be found on this dark skies calendar.

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