Whitelee Windfarm Visitor Centre
Moor Road, Eaglesham, Lanarkshire, G76 0QQ
Whitelee Windfarm are hosting a series of stargazing events for organised groups (Cubs, Brownies, Scouts, Guides, etc) throughout November 2023 and February 2024.
Sessions are two hours long and include an introduction to astronomy (hopefully outside), a virtual tour of the solar system investigating the planets and a craft activity where you can make a planisphere to take home with you.
Each session costs up to £5 per child with a minimum booking of 20 places. To book, please call 0141 614 0851 between 10:00 and 16:00, Monday to Friday.
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.
Mon 19th Feb
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.