Stargazing and Astrophotography in Brecon with Dark Sky Wales

Stargazing and Astrophotography in Brecon with Dark Sky Wales

Saturday 18th February 2023 from 20:30pm to 23:30pm

Brecon - Libanus Mountain Centre
Libanus, Brecon, Powys, LD3 8ER, Wales

Discover the wonders of the nighttime skies in a small group of fellow stargazers with experienced astronomers and astrophotographers from Dark Sky Wales.

Learn your way around the constellations, spotting familiar and less-familiar constellations of the northern hemisphere. Find deep-sky objects, including star clusters, galaxies and nebula, using telescopes (provided).

You will also be shown how to set up a telescope correctly before viewing and photographing some magnificent objects. No prior knowledge or equipment is needed, but feel free to bring both!

And if you know someone who would enjoy this stargazing and astrophotography session in the Brecon Beacons, you can buy them a stargazing experience voucher.

Please note that this has already taken place on 18/02/2023


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

You can buy tickets for this event via the Fareharbour booking 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 our calendar, add them to your calendar or Google Calendar.

  • Stargazing in the Brecon Beacons with Dark Sky Wales

    Sunday 30th June 2024 from 23:59pm to Monday 1st July 2024 02:00am

    Brecon - Libanus Mountain Centre, Brecon, LD3 8ER

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  • Stargazing in the Brecon Beacons with Dark Sky Wales

    Tuesday 2nd July 2024 from 23:59pm to Wednesday 3rd July 2024 01:59am

    Brecon - Libanus Mountain Centre, Brecon, LD3 8ER

    More info
  • Stargazing in the Brecon Beacons with Dark Sky Wales

    Wednesday 3rd July 2024 from 23:59pm to Thursday 4th July 2024 01:59am

    Brecon - Libanus Mountain Centre, Brecon, LD3 8ER

    More info
  • Stargazing in the Brecon Beacons with Dark Sky Wales

    Thursday 4th July 2024 from 23:59pm to Friday 5th July 2024 01:59am

    Brecon - Libanus Mountain Centre, Brecon, LD3 8ER

    More info
  • Stargazing in the Brecon Beacons with Dark Sky Wales

    Monday 8th July 2024 from 23:59pm to Tuesday 9th July 2024 01:59am

    Brecon - Libanus Mountain Centre, Brecon, LD3 8ER

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  • Stargazing in the Brecon Beacons with Dark Sky Wales

    Tuesday 9th July 2024 from 23:59pm to Wednesday 10th July 2024 01:59am

    Brecon - Libanus Mountain Centre, Brecon, LD3 8ER

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Stay and gaze nearby

Stay at one of these stargazing-friendly accommodation providers.

  • Aberyscir Coach House – Brecon

    Aberyscir, Brecon, Powys, LD3 9NP (3.2 miles away)

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  • The Bull Pens – Brecon

    Llanfihangel Nant Bran, Brecon, Powys, LD3 9LY (4.9 miles away)

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  • Pengenffordd Barn – Brecon

    Upper Trewalkin Farm, Talgarth, Powys, LD3 0HA (11.5 miles away)

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  • Riverside Retreat Veterans Camp

    Cwmsawdde Farm, Llanddeusant, Dyfed, SA19 9UP (12.5 miles away)

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  • Basel Cottage – Little Hall

    Little Hall, Llandovery, Dyfed, SA20 0YW (13.3 miles away)

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  • Talgarth Shepherd Hut

    Talgarth, Brecon, Powys, LD3 (13.5 miles away)

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