Stargazing and Astrophotography in Brecon

 

Star gazing

Star gazing

Saturday 18th March 2017 from 19:00pm to 22:00pm

Brecon – Libanus Mountain Centre

Libanus, Brecon, Powys, LD3 8ER, Wales

This fantastic event which is only 1 hour drive away from Swansea with plenty of campsite nearby to make it a great weekend under the stars.

Event description

Stargazing in the Brecon Beacons with your very own astronomer for the evening in one of the world’s few Dark Sky areas! Take a tour of the night sky, viewing familiar and unfamiliar constellations of the northern hemisphere, find various deep sky objects such as the Orion Nebula and learn the correct use of binoculars and navigation via star maps.

You will also be shown how to set up a telescope correctly before viewing and then photographing some of the magnificent sights in the night sky. No prior knowledge or equipment needed, but feel free to bring both!

This event is run in small groups meaning prior booking is essential!

Observing (if clear)

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

Astronomy Presentation

Event includes an astronomy related presentation or talk.

Event organiser

This event is being organised by Dark Sky Wales. For more details about this event and booking use the link below.  Please note check that this event is indeed going ahead before travelling.

http://darkskywalestrainingservices.co.uk/calendar/

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