Loch Doon, Dalmellington, KA6
Everyone is invited to join members of Ayrshire Astronomical Society for this public stargazing event at the awesome stargazing location of Loch Doon. As the event takes place at new moon meaning the skies will be incredibly dark and at this time of year spectacular views of the Milky Way can be seen overhead arching from one horizon to another. The Roundhouse cafe will be staying open late serving snacks and hot refreshments. A fantastic evening out for all of the family.
- Event includes an astronomy related presentation or talk.
- Event will involve stargazing and observing the skies through telescopes weather permitting
Please be aware that due to the Coronavirus it is likely that this event has been cancelled or postponed. If you are considering attending this event please double check with the event organiser directly to confirm. If this event is indeed affected the organisers will no doubt need your support in the future -- please do consider attending an event of theirs when possible! Thank you!
This event is being organised by Ayrshire Astronomical Society 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!
No bookings are required for this event, just turn up on the night!
Location light pollution
Location darkness on Saturday 17th February 2018
The below graphic shows if and when it will be dark at Loch Doon Roundhouse 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.