Stargazing on the Mawddach Estuary

Sunday 11th February 2018 from 18:00pm to 21:00pm

Graig Wen Camp Site

Arthog, Near Dolgellau, LL39 1YP


Description

Enjoy the wonders of the Snowdonia night skies at Graig Wen camp site... Astronomers from Dark Sky Wales will be on hand to guide you around the constellations and observe deep space objects through telescopes. There will also be astronomical presentations and a planetarium in the local village hall.

- Event includes an astronomy related presentation or talk.

- Event will involve stargazing and observing the skies through telescopes weather permitting


Organiser

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!


Bookings

Please contact the event venue Graig Wen campsite for all booking enquiries.

Go to the organiser's web page for this event


Location light pollution

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

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

Location darkness on Sunday 11th February 2018

The below graphic shows if and when it will be dark at Graig Wen Camp Site 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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