Libanus, Brecon, Powys, LD3 8ER, Wales
Stargazing in the Brecon Beacons with your very own astronomer for the evening in one of the world’s few Dark Sky areas! Take a tour of the night sky, viewing familiar and unfamiliar constellations of the northern hemisphere, find various deep sky objects 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!
This event is run in small groups meaning prior booking is essential!
- Event includes an astronomy related presentation or talk.
- Event offers guidance and tuition on how to take night-time photographs using a camera and tripod or using a telescope in place of a camera lens.
- Event will involve stargazing and observing the skies through telescopes weather permitting
Please be aware that due to the Coronavirus it is likely that this event has been cancelled or postponed. If you are considering attending this event please double check with the event organiser directly to confirm. If this event is indeed affected the organisers will no doubt need your support in the future -- please do consider attending an event of theirs when possible! Thank you!
This online event is being organised by Dark Sky Wales who should be contacted if you have any queries. If you do attend this online event it would be great if you could let the organiser know you found out about it via Go Stargazing, thank you!
Please contact Dark Sky Wales directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.
Location light pollution
Location darkness on Friday 18th December 2020
The below graphic shows if and when it will be dark at Brecon - Libanus Mountain Centre on the evening of this event. Yellow areas show when the skies are not dark due to daylight (bold yellow) and moonlight (faded yellow). Click on the image for an explanation on how darkness is determined.