Solar Day at Loch Doon Roundhouse

Solar Day at Loch Doon Roundhouse

Saturday 7th April 2018 from 12:00pm to 15:00pm

Loch Doon Roundhouse
Loch Doon, Dalmellington, KA6

Join local astronomer Dave Hancox and Isabelle Grogg, Scottish Director of the Charlie Bates Solar Project, for an afternoon observing the Sun using special solar telescopes. Hot drinks and snacks will be available from the Roundhouse cafe. Free solar glasses! A great way to spend an afternoon out and about!

Please note that this event has already taken place on 07/04/2018


Event organiser

Ayrshire Astronomical Society

Ayrshire Astronomical Society is organising this event

Please contact Ayrshire Astronomical Society directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.


Event booking

No booking required, just turn up on the day.

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Event darkness

The Moon has a big impact on the visibility of celestial bodies in the night sky. Try to plan your stargazing when there is no bright Moon at night as this is when the skies will be at their darkest.

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.



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