Elan Village, Rhayader, Powys, LD6 5HP, Wales
Join Dark Sky Wales for an evening of stargazing and astrophotography and enjoy the dark skies of the Elan Valley. Expert astronomers will be on hand to guide you around the constellations observing various deep sky objects using telescopes sharing their knowledge and enthusiasm. Learn how to take photographs of the night sky (bring your own if you have one!). All astronomical equipment is provided however remember to wrap up warm!
- 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!
Tickets for this event are available via Eventbrite.
Location light pollution
Location darkness on Friday 12th January 2018
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.