Stargazing and Astrophotography in Elan Valley

Wednesday 27th November 2019 from 18:30pm to 22:30pm

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.

- 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


This event is being organised by Dark Sky Wales who should be contacted if you have any queries. We highly recommend you confirm this event is indeed going ahead before travelling. If you do attend it would be fantastic if you could let the organiser know you found them via Go Stargazing!


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

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Location light pollution

This location is estimated to have light pollution levels similar to a rural setting based on satellite data from CPRE.

Dark site
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.

Location darkness on Wednesday 27th November 2019

The below graphic shows if and when it will be dark at Elan Valley - Visitor 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.

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