Stargazing and Astrophotography in Elan Valley

Stargazing and Astrophotography in Elan Valley

Friday 8th March 2019 from 19:00pm to 23:00pm

Elan Valley - Visitor Centre
Elan Village, Rhayader, Powys, LD6 5HP, Wales

A unique opportunity for you to be part of a small group of 15 like minded individuals enjoying the dark skies of Wales. On the evening you will be accompanied by two astronomers who will guide you around the night sky from constellations to nebula, learning the mythology and science of astronomy.

Please note that this event has already taken place on 08/03/2019


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

Tickets for this event can be booked via Eventbrite.

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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.



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