Plas Tan y Bwlch is the Snowdonia National Park Environmental Studies centre and administered by the National Park Authority. Its location within the boundaries of the Snowdonia Dark Sky Reserve means it benefits from wonderfully dark skies and as such is the venue for stargazing events.
Weather forecast for Moelwyn Mawr (2.6 miles away) updated 04/12/23 at 20:00.
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.
Best time to visit
The below chart shows when the skies will be at their darkest at this location and therefore the best time to visit. Moonlight is shown in light yellow and the Sun's twilight in light blue. Midnight on the date shown is shown as a white line with sunset to the left and sunrise the next morning to the right. A black background with stars shows the best times for stargazing. See our dark sky calendar for more details.
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Stay and gaze nearby
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