Stargazing at New Lanark World Heritage Site

Stargazing at New Lanark World Heritage Site

Friday 31st January 2020 from 18:30pm to 21:00pm

New Lanark World Heritage Site
New Lanark Road, Lanard, ML11 9DB

Visit the fabulous New Lanark and stargaze from Scotland’s biggest rooftop garden.

This event will begin at Mill 3 Exhibition Gallery, with a family-friendly astronomy talk that will open your eyes to the starscape above and give you an insight to the evening ahead.

Following the talk, you can take part in cosmic craft activities, including a chance to create your own pom-pom solar system using New Lanark Yarn. The event will then move up to our rooftop garden where telescopes will be provided for observing the skies and stars (weather permitting).

Booking required.

Please note that this event has already taken place on 31/01/2020

Event booking

Please contact the venue for all booking enquiries.

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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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