St Andrew's Church - Moffat
1 Church Place, Moffat, Dumfriesshire, DG10 9ES
Where better to go stargazing than in Moffat, the only Dark Sky Community in the UK? Walking up Gallow Hill path in the dark is an experience in itself, as it is really, really will be dark.
Biosphere Dark Sky Ranger, Elizabeth Tindal, will provide everyone with head torches to help us find our way to find and tell you some of the science and stories behind the stars, their constellations and the rest of our universe.
This event takes place as part of Moffat Walking Weekend, prior booking required,
Please note that this event has already taken place on 02/10/2021
The below chart shows if and when the skies will be at their darkest during this event. 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.
Sat 2nd Oct
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.