Solarsphere Astronomy Festival @ Penmaenau Farm
Builth Wells, Llanelwedd, LD2 3RD
Solarsphere brings together astronomy and music for a festival that can be enjoyed by everyone. There’ll be plenty to keep children entertained with special workshops, astronomy related activities and arts. In addition talks will be given by eminent astronomers and professional science communicators. Dark sky friendly camping will mean you get fantastic views of the night sky. Top it off with live music from well known and up and coming artists and you’ve got all the elements for a great little festival. Weekend tickets are £45 for adults (over 16), £20 for children (over 13) and free for 12 and under — Solarsphere is a wonderful opportunity to take the family away for a weekend break under the stars!
Please note that this event has already taken place on 11/08/2017
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 11th Aug
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Mon 14th Aug
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.