Brecon - Libanus Mountain Centre
Libanus, Brecon, Powys, LD3 8ER, Wales
Enjoy a tour of the night sky with experienced astronomers, viewing familiar and unfamiliar constellations of the northern hemisphere. Find various deep sky objects such as the Orion Nebula and learn the correct use of binoculars and navigation via star maps.
You will also be shown how to set up a telescope correctly before viewing and then photographing some of the magnificent sights in the night sky. No prior knowledge or equipment needed, but feel free to bring both!
Please note that this event has already taken place on 28/10/2021
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.
Thu 28th Oct
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.