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Stargazing and astrophotography in Brecon

Stargazing and astrophotography in Brecon

Thursday 27th January 2022 from 20:30pm to 22:30pm

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 27/01/2022

Event organiser

Dark Sky Wales

Dark Sky Wales is organising this event

Please contact Dark Sky Wales directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.

Event booking

For full details on how to attend this event, including how to book, please see the event's official website.

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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.

Forthcoming events

Below is a list of events at Brecon - Libanus Mountain Centre. View these events on a calendar.

  • Green Space Dark Skies – Brecon Beacons National Park

    Wednesday 6th July 2022 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

    Brecon - Libanus Mountain Centre, Brecon, LD3 8ER

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