Delamont Country Park Campsite
Downpatrick Road, Killyleagh, BT30 9TZ
Join the Irish Astronomical Association members for this one of their regular monthly observing sessions at their favourite dark sky location Delamont Country Park Campsite. These sessions cater for everyone no matter their experience, and all ages are welcome.
Note that these events only go ahead when the weather is clear and operate on a “first clear night” basis. Therefore, it is essential to check with the event organisers that this event is going ahead. It may be rescheduled to the following weekend if the weather forecast is poor.
Wear warm clothing and take along something hot to eat and drink!
Irish Astronomical Association is organising this event
Please contact Irish Astronomical Association directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.
For full details on how to attend this event, including how to book, please see the event's official website.Visit event website
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.
Fri 25th Feb
Sat 26th Feb
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.
Below is a list of events at Delamont Country Park Campsite. View these events on a calendar.