Stargazing and Astrophotography at Elan Valley Visitor Centre

Stargazing and Astrophotography at Elan Valley Visitor Centre

Friday 9th February 2018 from 20:00pm to 23:00pm

Elan Valley - Visitor Centre
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!

Please note that this event has already taken place on 09/02/2018


Event organiser

Dark Sky Wales

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


Event booking

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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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